Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980

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Dates:
Birth 1913-09-12
Death 1980-03-31
Gender:
Male
Americans

Biographical notes:

Jesse (James Cleveland) Owens was born in Oakville, Alabama on Sept. 12, 1913. He attended the Ohio State University from 1933-1935. He competed in the 1936 Olympics, winning medals in the 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, broad jump, and 400 meter relay. He died March 31, 1980.

From the description of Jesse Owens collection ca. 1920-1987. ca. 75 cubic ft. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 45901774

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Subjects:

  • Track and field athletes

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  • United States (as recorded)