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Clarke Currie Scholes
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1930
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 2010

Clarke Currie Scholes is an American swimmer who won an Olympic gold medal in the 100 meter freestyle at the 1952 Games of Helsinki; he also won gold at the 1955 Pan American Games.

In 1948, as a Redford High School senior, Scholes won Detroit City League titles in the 50 and 100 yard freestyle. Although not the fastest swimmer in the state, Clarke Scholes was persuaded to swim collegiately for Michigan State University, While under the direction of Coach Charles McCaffree, Clarke was transformed into a five-time All-American and three-time NCAA champion in the 100 yard freestyle.

Scholes was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1980. 
Created by: Elizabeth & Ron
Record added: Feb 15, 2010
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Clarke Currie Scholes
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Clarke Currie Scholes
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Clarke Currie Scholes
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May you rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013

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