Rudolf Schrader

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Birthday
17, 1875
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jan 18, 1981 (105)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
17, 1875
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jan 18, 1981 (105)

About

Gymnast who competed for the United States in the 1904 Olympics in St. Louis.

Before Fame

He competed in gymnastics tournaments in Germany, before moving to America when he was 15; in the U.S. he was a cabinet maker while training as a gymnast.

Trivia

When he died he was nearly 106 years old, which made him the longest-lived Olympian in history.

Family Life

He grew up in Magdeburg, Germany, but after moving to America at 15, he stayed in the states.

Associated With

He kept the title of longest-lived Olympian for more than 32 years, until shooter Walter Walsh broke it.