Charles Jewtraw

1900 - 1996

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Charles Jewtraw (May 5, 1900 – January 26, 1996) was an American speed skater, who won the first gold medal (in the 500 m) at the first Winter Olympics in 1924; he finished eighth in the 1500 m and 13th in the 5000 m events. Jewtraw won national titles in 1921 and 1923 and held the national record in 100 yards at 9.4 seconds. After the 1924 Games he retired from competitions and moved to New York, where he became a representative for the Spalding Sporting Goods Company.Jewtraw moved to Palm Beach, Florida, where he died in January 1996 at 95 years of age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Jewtraw has received more than 22,307 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Charles Jewtraw is the 16th most popular skater (up from 26th in 2019), the 3,980th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,158th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Skater.

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Among skaters, Charles Jewtraw ranks 16 out of 313Before him are Helene Engelmann, Ondrej Nepela, Madge Syers, Lidiya Skoblikova, Ludmila Belousova, and Hjalmar Andersen. After him are Magda Julin, Oleg Protopopov, Tony Hawk, Sjoukje Dijkstra, Ard Schenk, and Kees Verkerk.

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Among people born in 1900, Charles Jewtraw ranks 154Before him are Giovanni Urbani, Johanna Wolf, Manuel Fleitas Solich, Alexander Novikov, Roy Harrod, and Jean Duvieusart. After him are Juan d'Arienzo, Boris Yefimov, Bing Xin, Silvio Cator, Sumitranandan Pant, and Amadou Hampâté Bâ. Among people deceased in 1996, Charles Jewtraw ranks 128Before him are Alejandro Agustín Lanusse, Yulii Khariton, Gottfried von Einem, Juan Hohberg, José Donoso, and Ryōtarō Shiba. After him are Léo Malet, Emile Habibi, Zulfiya, Amata Kabua, Hernán Siles Zuazo, and Paul Rand.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Jewtraw ranks 3,980 out of 15,968Before him are Tyra Banks (1973), Laurie Metcalf (1955), Marion Davies (1897), Amy Beach (1867), Antonin Scalia (1936), and Randy Couture (1963). After him are Kathleen Kennedy (1953), Alfred Vail (1807), Gene Kranz (1933), Cathy O'Donnell (1923), Peter Hyams (1943), and Nile Rodgers (1952).

Among SKATERS In United States

Among skaters born in United States, Charles Jewtraw ranks 2Before him are Tonya Harding (1970). After him are Tony Hawk (1968), Eric Heiden (1958), Nancy Kerrigan (1969), David Jenkins (1936), Terry McDermott (1940), Hayes Alan Jenkins (1933), Dick Button (1929), Tenley Albright (1935), Ken Henry (1929), and Peggy Fleming (1948).