Dan Rooney

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Birthday
20, 1932
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Apr 13, 2017 (84)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1932
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, PA
Death Date
Apr 13, 2017 (84)

About

U.S. ambassador to Ireland from 2009 to 2012 who became the chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers football franchise in the National Football League in 2003. His father, Art, was the founding owner of the Steelers.

Before Fame

He attended Duquesne University, where he played football.

Trivia

He was the benefactor of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature.

Family Life

His son Art II who has been the president and co-owner of the Steelers.

Associated With

He was the son of Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney.