Walter Hempel (coach)

Walter Hempel (born February 15, 1876 – June 17, 1949) was an American football, baseball and track and field coach.[1] He served as the head football coach at Pomona College in 1903 and at St. Vincent's College in Los Angeles, California from 1907 to 1908.[2] Hempel later worked in real estate in Lake Tahoe, California. He was killed there on June 17, 1949 in an apparent robbery-murder.[3]

Walter Hempel
Biographical details
Born(1876-02-15)February 15, 1876
Dresden, Germany
DiedJune 17, 1949(1949-06-17) (aged 73)
Lake Tahoe, California
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1905Sherman Institute (CA)
1907–1908St. Vincent's (CA)
1903North Dakota
1899Knox (IL)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1903North Dakota
1906–1907St. Vincent's (CA)


  1. "Who's Who in California". Marquis Who's Who. 1928. Retrieved July 21, 2018.
  2. "Los Angeles Then". Los Angeles Times. May 29, 2011. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  3. "Real Estate Dealer Slain at Lake Tahoe; Walter Hempel is Found Shot, Strangled in Car". Reno Gazette-Journal. Reno, Nevada. June 20, 1949. p. 9. Retrieved September 25, 2018 via .
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.