Ewell, Barney, 1918-1996

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Henry Norwood "Barney" Ewell, of Lancaster, Pa., was a track and field record holder in high school, at Penn State (1939-1942; 1946 graduate), and won one gold (400 meter relay) and two silver (100 and 200 meter dashes) medals in the 1948 Olympics.

From the description of Henry Norwood Ewell 33rd commemorative medal issued by Red Rose Coin Club, ca. 1998. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40254413

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Birth 1918-02-25

Death 1996-04-04

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