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Bob Mathias
Birth: Nov. 17, 1930
Tulare County
California, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 2006
Fresno County
California, USA

Olympic Athlete. He was born in Tulare, California. He won the gold medal in the Olympic decathlon in 1948 at age 17, did it again four years later and went on to serve four terms in Congress. His life became the basis of a 1954 movie, "The Bob Mathias Story," with Mr. Mathias himself in the leading role. In 1983 he was enshrined in the United States Olympic Hall of Fame. He died in Fresno, California. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
Family links: 
  Charles Milford Mathias (1902 - 1985)
  Lillian Elsie Harris Mathias (1906 - 1993)
  Charles Eugene Mathias (1927 - 2009)*
  Bob Mathias (1930 - 2006)
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Tulare Cemetery
Tulare County
California, USA
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Sep 02, 2006
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