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Art ROONEY II

American Art ROONEY II

born Arthur Joseph ROONEY

President and co-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on September 14, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA  (66 years)


Biography

He is the oldest of nine children of Steelers’ Chairman, Dan Rooney, and Patricia Rooney, and he is the grandson of Steelers’ founder “The Chief,” Art Rooney, Sr.

Mr. Rooney was named team President in May of 2003. Prior to that, he served as Vice President and General Counsel of the Steelers, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Steelers since 1989. Mr. Rooney was principally responsible for the design, development and financing plan for Heinz Field, which opened in 2001.

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- Category Industrialist, Businessman