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Avery Brundage
Birth: Sep. 28, 1887
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 8, 1975
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Garmisch-Partenkirchener Landkreis
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany

Olympics Games Official. He served as President of the International Olympic Committee, serving in that role from 1952 to 1972. The only American to hold the office, he was a track and field athlete, competing with the United States team during the 1912 Stockholm, Sweden games. In 1972 he made the controversial decision to continue with the games in Munich, Germany after 11 Israeli athletes were murdered by Palestinian terrorists. 
 
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 Parents:
  Minnie LLoyd Brundage (1864 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Dunlap Brundage (1890 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 14
 
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Record added: Jul 11, 2000
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You did a disservice to the Jews and minorities during the 1936 games.
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