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William Edwards Stevenson (October 25, 1900 - April 2, 1985) was an American athlete, lawyer and diplomat, who won the gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1924 Summer Olympics. October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 67 days remaining. ... 1900 is a common year starting on Monday. ... 2 April is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... A lawyer is a person licensed by the state to advise clients in legal matters and represent them in courts of law (and in other forms of dispute resolution). ... The United Nations, with its headquarters in New York City, is the largest international diplomatic organization. ... The metre is the basic unit of length in the International System of Units (SI: Système International dUnités). ... During a relay race, members of a team take turns swimming or running (usually with a baton) parts of a circuit or performing a certain action. ... The Games of the VIII Olympiad were held in 1924 in Paris, France. ...


Born in Chicago, Illinois, William Stevenson won the AAU championships in 440 yd in 1921. Chicago, Illinois — officially the City of Chicago and colloquially known as Chicago, the Second City and the Windy City — is the third largest city of the United States after New York City and Los Angeles and is the largest inland city of the nation. ... - The Amateur Athletic Union, widely known as the AAU, was formed in United States. ... This article is about the unit of measure known as the yard. ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


At the Paris Olympics, Stevenson ran the last leg in the American 4x400 m relay team, which won the gold medal with a new world record of 3.16.0. The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... For months before the Olympic Games, runners relay the Olympic Flame from Olympia to the opening ceremony. ...


Stevenson won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, where he studied law. After his returning to United States, he founded the prominent New York law partnership of Debevoise, Stevenson, Plimpton and Page. During the World War II, Stevenson and his wife organized and administered the American Red Cross operations in Great Britain, North Africa, Sicily, and Italy. Both he and his wife were awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement in support of military operations. Rhodes House in Oxford The Rhodes Scholarships were created by Englishman Cecil John Rhodes. ... Oxford is a city and local government district in Oxfordshire, England, with a population of 134,248 (2001 census). ... World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: Immense human sacrifice, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons - the atom bomb being the ultimate. ... The terms Red Cross and Red Crescent are often used as short names for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, or its two leading international organs, the ICRC and the IFRCS. This page is about the symbol itself, see respective articles for information about the organizations and movements. ... Sicily (Sicilia in Italian) is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 25,700 sq. ... The Bronze Star Medal is a United States Armed Forces individual military decoration and is the fourth highest award for bravery, heroism or meritorious service. ...


In 1946, Stevenson succeeded Ernest Hatch Wilkins as a president of Oberlin College. He held this post until John F. Kennedy appointed him as an ambassador to Philippines in 1962, where he served until 1965. 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Students passing through the Oberlin Memorial Arch in front of Peters Hall on the Oberlin College campus Oberlin College is a small liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio. ... Order: 35th President Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson Term of office: January 20, 1961 – November 22, 1963 Preceded by: Dwight D. Eisenhower Succeeded by: Lyndon B. Johnson Date of birth: May 29, 1917 Place of birth: Brookline, Massachusetts Date of death: November 22, 1963 Place of death: Dallas, Texas First... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ...


Stevenson died in Fort Myers, Florida, aged 84. Cape Coral and Fort Myers (image bottom) from space, July 1997 Fort Myers is a city located in Lee County, Florida. ...

Olympic medalists in athletics (men) | Olympic Champions in Men's 4x400 m relay
1912 United States Mel Sheppard, Edward Lindberg, Ted Meredith, Charles Reidpath
1920 Great Britain Cecil Griffiths, Robert Lindsay, John Ainsworth-Davies, Guy Butler
1924 United States Commodore Cochran, Alan Helffrich, Oliver MacDonald, William Stevenson
1928 United States George Baird, Emerson Spencer, Frederick Alderman, Ray Barbuti
1932 United States Ivan Fuqua, Edgar Ablowich, Karl Warner, Bill Carr
1936 Great Britain Frederick Wolff, Godfrey Rampling, William Roberts, Godfrey Brown
1948 United States Arthur Harnden, Clifford Bourland, Roy Cochran, Mal Whitfield
1952 Jamaica Arthur Wint, Leslie Laing, Herb McKenley, George Rhoden
1956 United States Charlie Jenkins, Louis Jones, Jesse Mashburn, Tom Courtney
1960 United States Jack Yerman, Earl Young, Glenn Davis, Otis Davis
1964 United States Ollan Cassell, Michael Larrabee, Ulis Williams, Henry Carr
1968 United States Vincent Matthews, Ron Freeman, Larry James, Lee Evans
1972 Kenya Charles Asati, Hezahiah Nyamau, Robert Ouko, Julius Sang

1976 United States Herman Frazier, Benjamin Brown, Fred Newhouse, Maxie Parks
1980 Soviet Union Remigijus Valiulis, Mikhail Linge, Nikolay Chernetsky, Viktor Markin
1984 United States Sunder Nix, Ray Armstead, Alonzo Babers, Antonio McKay
1988 United States Danny Everett, Steve Lewis, Kevin Robinzine, Butch Reynolds
1992 United States Andrew Valmon, Quincy Watts, Michael Johnson, Steve Lewis
1996 United States LaMont Smith, Alvin Harrison, Derek Mills, Anthuan Maybank
2000 United States Alvin Harrison, Antonio Pettigrew, Calvin Harrison, Michael Johnson
2004 United States Otis Harris, Derrick Brew, Jeremy Wariner, Darold Williamson These are the male Olympic medalists in athletics. ... Melvin Whinfield Mel Sheppard (September 5, 1883 - January 4, 1942) was an American athlete, winner of four gold medals at the 1908 Summer Olympics and 1912 Summer Olympics. ... Edward Ferdinand Jacob Lindberg (November 9, 1887 - February, 1978) was an American Olympicathlete, winner of the gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1912 Summer Olympics. ... James Edwin Ted Meredith (November 14, 1891 - November 2, 1957) was an American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1912 Summer Olympics. ... Charles Decker Reidpath (September 20, 1889 – October 21, American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1912 Summer Olympics. ... Cecil Richmond Griffiths (January 20, 1901 _ July 29, 1973) was a British athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1920 Summer Olympics. ... Robert Alexander Lindsay (April 18, 1890 - October 21, 1958) was a British athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1920 Summer Olympics. ... John Creyghton Ainsworth-Davies (April 23, 1895 - January 3, 1976) was a British athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1920 Summer Olympics. ... Guy Montagu Butler (August 25, 1899 - February 22, 1981) was a British athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1920 Summer Olympics. ... Commodore Shelton Cochran (January 20, 1902 - 1969) was an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1924 Summer Olympics. ... Alan Boone Helffrich (August 7, 1900 _ February 3, 1994) was an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1924 Summer Olympics. ... Joseph Oliver MacDonald (February 20, 1904 - April 14, 1973) was an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1924 Summer Olympics. ... George Hetzel Baird (March 5, 1907 - September 4, 2004) was an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1928 Summer Olympics. ... Emerson Lane Bud Spencer (October 10, 1906 - May 15, 1985) was an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1928 Summer Olympics. ... Frederick Pitt Fred Alderman (June 24, 1905 - September 15, 1998) was an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1928 Summer Olympics. ... Raymond J. Ray Barbuti (June 12, 1905 – July 8, 1988) was an American athlete and American football player, winner of two gold medals at the 1928 Summer Olympics. ... Ivan William Fuqua (August 9, 1909 - January 14, 1994) was an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1932 Summer Olympics. ... Edgar Allen Ablowich (April 29, 1913 - April 6, 1998) was an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1932 Summer Olympics. ... Karl DeWitt Warner (June 23, 1908 - September 5, 1995) was an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1932 Summer Olympics. ... William Arthur Bill Carr (October 24, 1909 – January 14, 1966) was an American athlete, a double Olympic champion in 1932. ... Frederick Ferdinand Freddie Wolff (October 13, 1910 - January 26, 1988) was a British athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1936 Summer Olympics. ... Godfrey Lionel Rampling (born May 14, 1909) is a former British athlete and army officer, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1936 Summer Olympics. ... William Bill Roberts (April 5, 1912 - December 5, 2001) was a British athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1936 Summer Olympics. ... Arthur Godfrey Kilner Brown (February 21, 1915 - February 4, 1995) was a British athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1936 Summer Olympics. ... Arthur Harold Art Harnden (born 1924) is a former American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1948 Summer Olympics. ... Clifford Bourland (born January 1, 1921 in Los Angeles). ... LeRoy Braxton Roy Cochran (January 26, 1919 - September 26, 1981) was an American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1948 Summer Olympics. ... Malvin Greston Mal Whitfield (born October 11, 1924) is a former American athlete, a double winner of 800 m at the Olympic Games. ... Arthur Stanley Wint (March 25, 1920 – October 19, 1992) was the first Jamaican Olympic gold medallist, winning the 400 m at 1948 Summer Olympics. ... Leslie Alphonso Laing (born February 19, 1925) is a former Jamaican athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1952 Summer Olympics. ... Herb McKenley was a 1952 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for Jamaica. ... Vincent George Rhoden (born December 13, 1926) is a former Jamaican athlete, winner of two Olympic gold medals in 1952. ... Charles Lamont Charlie Jenkins (born January 7, 1934) is a former American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1956 Summer Olympics. ... Louis Jones was a 1956 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Jesse William Mashburn (born February 14, 1933) is a former American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1956 Summer Olympics. ... Thomas William Tom Courtney (born August 17, 1933) is a former American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1956 Summer Olympics. ... Jack Yerman was a 1960 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Earl Young was a 1960 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Glenn Ashby Davis (b. ... Ollan Cassell was a 1964 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Michael Denny Mike Larrabee (December 2, 1933 – April 22, 2003) was an American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1964 Summer Olympics. ... Ulis C. Williams (born October 24, 1941) is a former American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay at the 1964 Summer Olympics. ... Henry Carr (born November 27, 1942) is a former American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1964 Summer Olympics. ... Vincent Edward Vince Matthews (born December 16, 1947) is a former American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1968 Summer Olympics and 1972 Summer Olympics. ... Ron Freeman was a 1968 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... George Lawrence Larry James (born November 6, 1947) is a former American athlete. ... Lee Edward Evans (born February 25, 1947) is a former American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1968 Summer Olympics. ... Charles Asati was a 1972 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for Kenya. ... Hezahiah Nyamau was a 1972 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for Kenya. ... Robert Ouko was a 1972 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for Kenya. ... Julius Sang (September 19, 1948 - April 9, 2004) was a Kenyan runner. ... Herman Frazier was a 1976 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Benjamin Brown was an Olympic gold-medal winner in the 1976 4x400 Mens Relay. ... Fred Newhouse was a 1976 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Maxie Parks (born July 9, 1951) is a former American athlete from Fresno, California, winner of a gold medal in 4x400 m Mens relay at the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games. ... Remigijus Valiulis was a 1980 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the Soviet Union. ... Mikhail Linge was a 1980 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the Soviet Union. ... Nikolay Chernetsky was a 1980 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the Soviet Union. ... Viktor Fedorovich Markin (Виктор Федорович Маркин) (born February 27, 1957) is a former Soviet athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics. ... Sunder Nix was a 1984 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Ray Armstead was a 1984 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Alonzo C. Babers (born October 31, American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1984 Summer Olympics. ... Antonio McKay was a 1984 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Danny Everett was a 1988 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Steven Earl Steve Lewis (born May 16, 1969) is a former American athlete, winner of three gold medals at the 1988 Summer Olympics and 1992 Summer Olympics. ... Kevin Robinzine was a 1988 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Butch Reynolds was a 1988 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Andrew Valmon was a 1992 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Quincy D. Watts (born June 19, 1970) is a former American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics. ... Michael Johnson at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. ... Steven Earl Steve Lewis (born May 16, 1969) is a former American athlete, winner of three gold medals at the 1988 Summer Olympics and 1992 Summer Olympics. ... LaMont Smith was a 1996 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Alvin Harrison was a 1996 and 2000 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Derek Mills was a 1996 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Anthuan Maybank was a 1996 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Alvin Harrison was a 1996 and 2000 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Antonio Pettigrew was a 2000 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Calvin Harrison was a 2000 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Michael Johnson at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. ... Otis Harris (born June 30, 1982 in Edwards, Mississippi) is an US-American track & field athlete. ... Derrick Brew is a 2004 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Jeremy Wariner (born January 31, 1984 in Irving, Texas) is an American track athlete. ... Darold Williamson, was born February 19, 1983 in San Antonio, Texas. ...


 
 

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