Schrader, Rudolf

From Astro-Databank
Jump to: navigation, search
Schrader, Rudolf Gender: M
Friedrich Carl Rudolph Schrader
born on 17 March 1875 at 23:30 (= 11:30 PM )
Place Magdeburg, Germany, 52n07, 11e38
Timezone LMT m11e38 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 26°57' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 09°37 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 24°02'


American gymnast and centenarian who was the longest-lived Olympian until he was surpassed by Walter Walsh in March 2013.

He competed at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis. As a member of the Turnverein Vorwärts club he placed seventh in the team all-around and participated in three individual events, his best finish being 68th in the gymnastic triathlon.

Schrader moved to the United States at the age of 15 and worked as a cabinetmaker while training as a gymnast. After the Olympics he joined Sears and remained with them until his retirement at the age of 65. He died on 18 January 1981 at the age of 105.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Magdeburg Archives.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Centenarian, age 105)
  • Vocation : Building Trades : Construction work (Cabinetmaker)
  • Vocation : Sports : Gymnastics
  • Notable : Famous : Notable extremes (Longest-lived Olympian)