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Mary Carew Armstrong
Birth: Sep. 18, 1913
Medford
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 2002
Framingham
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Olympic Athlete. Born Mary Louise Carew, she was a fifteen year old sprinter when she won the first of her four straight National Titles in the 40-yard dash in 1929. At the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, Armstrong ran the first leg of the 400-meter relay race. As a member of the US Women's team, she set a World's record in the 400-meter relay and the team chose her to accept the Gold Medal. In 1938, she married William "Bud" Armstrong in 1938 and together they officiated at National Track meets for many years. She also served as secretary of the New England Chapter of the US Olympians. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Medford
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Armstrong Lawn, Lot A-23
 
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Originally Created by: William Barritt
Record added: Jul 18, 2002
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