Eddie Eagan

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Birthday
26, 1897
Birthplace
Denver, CO
Death Date
Jun 14, 1967 (70)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
26, 1897
Birthplace
Denver, CO
Death Date
Jun 14, 1967 (70)

About

He was the first person to win gold medals in separate events at both the summer and winter Olympics: in light-heavyweight boxing in 1920, and in the four-man bobsled in 1932.

Before Fame

He was a gifted student, and studied law at both Harvard and Oxford before his athletic career.

Trivia

After his Olympic days, he served for his country in World War II.

Family Life

He was born in Denver, Colorado.

Associated With

He joined Gillis Grafstrom as the only people to win gold medals in the summer and winter Olympics, but since Grafstrom earned both in the same event, he kept his own record.