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Coulter in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Arthur J. Rooney
(1901-1988)
 
Arthur J. Rooney Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, November 13, 2011
1. Arthur J. Rooney Marker
 
Inscription. Prominent Western Pennsylvania civic and sports leader and owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, 1933-1988. With his guidance the Steelers won four 1970s Super Bowls. An accomplished athlete, Rooney was influential in the National Football League and was inducted into the National Football Hall of Fame, 1964. His family emigrated from Ireland in the 19th century; resided in Coulter where he was born until moving to Pittsburgh. He returned here often.
 
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 17.758′ N, 79° 47.958′ W. Marker is in Coulter, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Tourman Street and Coulterville Road, on the right when traveling west on Tourman Street. Click for map. Located at South Versailles-Coulter Veterans Park. Marker is in this post office area: McKeesport PA 15131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. David McKee (approx. 3.1 miles away); Helen Richey (approx. 3.4 miles away); Braddock's Military Road 1755 "Three Springs" Camp (approx. 3.9 miles away); George Adam Weddell (approx. 4.1 miles away); Queen Aliquippa (approx. 4.8 miles away); Elizabeth (approx. 4.8 miles away); National Tube Works (approx. 5.1 miles away); John Irwin House (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Arthur J. Rooney Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, November 13, 2011
2. Arthur J. Rooney Marker
 

 
Regarding Arthur J. Rooney. Most often referred to as "The Chief", Rooney founded the Pittsburgh Steelers, and though they floundered for most of the early part of their history, they have become one of the most storied franchises in professional football history, with Mr. Rooney as owner, they won the first 4 of their 6 Super Bowls to date.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hall of Famers - Art Rooney. Art Rooney's Pro Football Hall of Fame webpage. (Submitted on November 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Arthur "Art" Rooney at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on November 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Art Rooney. Wikipedia article on The Chief (Submitted on November 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Pittsburgh Steelers. Official Website (Submitted on November 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Arthur Joseph "Art" Rooney, Sr. Photo, Click for full size
By Unknown
3. Arthur Joseph "Art" Rooney, Sr.
The Chief
 
 
Art Rooney & Peter Rozelle Photo, Click for full size
By Ap, January 12, 1975
4. Art Rooney & Peter Rozelle
NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle presents The Vince Lombardi Super Bowl IX trophy to Steelers owner Art Rooney in the locker room after the game.
 
 
Art Rooney Photo, Click for full size
By Unknown
5. Art Rooney
Posing with his 4 Super Bowl Lombardi Trophies won by the Steelers in the 70's
 
 
Arthur J. Rooney Grave Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, August 19, 2006
6. Arthur J. Rooney Grave
 
 
Art Rooney Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, November 18, 2011
7. Art Rooney Statue
Located outside of Heinz Field near Gate A.
 
 
Art Rooney Avenue Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, November 18, 2011
8. Art Rooney Avenue
Art Rooney Avenue runs parallel to Heinz Field on it's east side.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 438 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on November 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   7, 8. submitted on November 18, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
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