About Robert Edgren
Most recognized as a sports cartoonist and athlete. He competed as in the discus and shot put events in the 1906 Summer Olympics in Athens.
He studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute in the 1890s.
He was once captured by Spanish soldiers, but disguised himself as a tugboat engineer and made a successful escape to Florida.
As a private man, his family life was unknown.
He was brought on as a sports editor for The Evening World, hired by Joseph Pulitzer.
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