B. 1900-08-11, Gainesville, Texas, USA; D. 1943-07-21
Track and Field (2 gold, 2 silver)
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At Antwerpen, he won the 100m by jumping to the finishing line.
During WW2, he became a hero in the marine corps, and they named a ship after him after his death.
Olympic Competitor nr 3362
Written 2000-11-28 - last modified 2011-08-15
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