American track and field athlete won an Olympic gold in the 400 meter hurdles at the 1952 Helsinki games.
He was an NCAA Division I champion and four-time AAU champion at Cornell University.
He was inducted into the U.S. National Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1999.
He fathered 9 children with wife Judith M. Moore.
He was a runner up for the James E. Sullivan Award, which was won by Bobby Jones in 1930.