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Forkum pictured in La Vie 1905, Penn State yearbook
|Born||November 23, 1882|
|Died||March 19, 1934 (aged 51)|
|Alma mater||Penn State (1905)|
Washington & Jefferson
|Head coaching record|
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.
Head coaching record
|West Virginia Mountaineers (Independent) (1905–1906)|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
- Walsh, C.; Whittle, G.; Intercollegiate Football, Inc. (Saint Paul, Minn.). (1934). Intercollegiate football: a complete pictorial and statistical review from 1869 to 1934. Published by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., for Intercollegiate Football, Inc.. https://books.google.com/books?id=l19BAQAAIAAJ. Retrieved September 15, 2015.
- "The Pittsburgh Press - Google News Archive Search". news.google.com. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=MwsbAAAAIBAJ&sjid=z0gEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4994,7197996&dq=coach-carl-forkum+washington&hl=en. Retrieved September 15, 2015.
- West Virginia Mountaineers football coaching records Archived October 25, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
- "Deaths of the Day", New Castle News, March 19, 1934, New Castle, Pennsylvania
- "Donora Mill Official Called by Death", The Monessen Daily Independent, March 19, 1934, Monessen, Pennsylvania
- "Carl Schurz Forkum (1882 - 1934) - Find A Grave Memorial". findagrave.com. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Forkum&GSiman=1&GSsr=41&GRid=96786876&. Retrieved September 15, 2015.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Carl Forkum at Find a Grave
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