6-0, 200lb (183cm, 90kg)
September 17, 1879
in Calvert, US
December 9, 1930
in Kankakee, US
Lincoln Cemetery, Blue Island, IL
High School: Calvert HS (Calvert, TX)
Full Name: Andrew Bishop Foster
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