Raymond Clarence Ewry

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Birthday
14, 1873
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Sep 29, 1937 (63)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
14, 1873
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Sep 29, 1937 (63)

About

American track and field athlete and eight-time Olympic gold medalist, winning in 1900, 1904, and 1908.

Before Fame

He attended Purdue University and received a graduate degree in engineering.

Trivia

He contracted polio at the age of seven and was told that he was going to spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair.

Family Life

He was born in 1873 and grew up without a father.

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His eight gold medals in individual events was second only to Michael Phelps' 11 gold medals.

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