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Campbell, Milt b. December 9, 1933 d. November 2, 2012 US Olympic Athlete, Professional Football Player. He earned the distinction as being the first African-American athlete to capture a gold medal in the decathlon during the 1956 Summer Olympic Games in Melbourne. Born Milton Gray Campbell in the Northern New Jersey city of Plainfield, he initially achieved greatness in athletics during his high school years. His accomplishments earned him a place on the 1952 US Olympic Team and he would earn a silver medal in the Men's Decathlon as he finished...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Memorial Park Cemetery and Columbarium, Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, USA