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Willie Davenport
Original name: William D. Davenport
Birth: Jun. 8, 1943
Death: Jun. 17, 2002

A graduate of Southern University, he won two Olympic medals in the 110-meter hurdles: a gold in 1968 and a bronze in 1976. In all, he competed in five Olympics (1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, and 1980 (as a member of the U.S. bobsled team). At the time of his death, he was a Colonel in the National Guard. (bio by: Joel Manuel) 
 
Burial:
Roselawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Joel Manuel
Record added: Jun 27, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6550505
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