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Johnny Kelley
Birth: Sep. 6, 1907
Death: Oct. 6, 2004

Marathon Runner. He was a two-time Boston Marathon champion who became a beloved figure in the history of the race by running it a record 61 times. A former Olympian and member of the USA Track & Field, National Distance Running and Road Runners Club of America halls of fame, he won America's oldest marathon in 1935 and 1945 and finished second a record seven times. He was 84 when he ran his last Boston Marathon. In all, he completed 58 Boston Marathons, also a record, and had 18 finishes in the top 10. In 1936 he finished 18th in the marathon at the Berlin Olympics. He made the Olympic team again in 1940, but the games were canceled because of World War II. In the 1948 London Olympics, he finished 21st at the age of 40. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
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  Laura E Kelley (1913 - 1995)*
 
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Burial:
Quivet Neck Cemetery
East Dennis
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Oct 07, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9563451
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