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Hon. Ralph Harold Metcalfe
Birth: May 30, 1910
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1978
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

US Congressman, Olympic Athlete. Fondly and honorably remembered, along with his fellow countryman, Jesse Owens, for championship performances at the Berlin Olympic Games of 1936. Mr. Metcalfe and Mr. Owens stood proud together- two great Americans - as they accepted their Gold (Owens) and Silver (Metcalfe) medals, much to the racist chagrin of the infamous Adolph Hitler. Mr. Metcalfe also earned a Bronze medal in the 1932 Games, and a Gold in the
1936 Games for the 4x100 relay.
Born in Atlanta GA. 1910
Education:
Marquette University;
Masters Degree from U.S.C.
Veteran of United States Armed Services,
World War II
Former Alderman, City of Chicago;
Member of Congress: U.S. House,
Democrat from Illinois,
Died in Office 1978
 (bio by: Deacon Big Bird) 
 
Burial:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Alsip
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: North-east-central section
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Deacon Big-Bird
Record added: May 12, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6412431
Hon. Ralph Harold Metcalfe
Added by: Deleon Todd
 
Hon. Ralph Harold Metcalfe
Added by: Scott McManimen
 
Hon. Ralph Harold Metcalfe
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