American football and baseball coachDied when: 51 years 118 days (615 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Carl Schurz Forkum (November 23, 1882 – March 19, 1934) was an American football and baseball player and coach.He served as the 11th head football coach at West Virginia University and he held that position for two seasons, from 1905 to 1906.
His coaching record at West Virginia was 13–6.Forkum died in 1934 of "complications of diseases" after a month in a hospital.
At the time of his death he worked for a steel company and served on the local school board.He was buried in Franklin Cemetery in Franklin, Pennsylvania.