peoplepill id: harry-porter
|A.K.A.||Harry Franklin Porter|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||31 August 1882, Bridgeport, USA|
|Death||27 June 1965, Hartford, USA (aged 82 years)|
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Harry Franklin Porter (August 31, 1882 in Bridgeport, Connecticut – June 27, 1965 age 83) was a high jumper from the United States of America. He was a member of the Irish American Athletic Club, and won gold in the High Jump in the 1908 Summer Olympics at a mark of 6'3". He graduated from Cornell University.
According to his 2019 trading card; "it was not until after his graduation that he became imbued with the athletic spirit. In 1907 and 1908, Porter won the National Amateur Athletic Union championship indoor running high jump title, making a new record, 6ft 1½ inches, and in the latter year he won the outdoor National and Metropolitan Amateur Athletic Union championship."
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