Frank Hussey

1905 - 1974

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Francis Valentine Joseph "Frank" Hussey (February 14, 1905 – December 26, 1974) was an American sprint runner who won a gold medal in the 4 × 100 m relay at the 1924 Summer Olympics. Frank Hussey, a schoolboy sensation from New York City's Stuyvesant High School, ran the third leg in the American 4 × 100 m relay team in Paris Olympics, which won the gold medal in a new world record of 41.0.After returning from Paris, he entered Boston College, and as a freshman became the leading Collegiate runner in America. He won the AAU championships in 100 yd (91 m) in 1925.Although he was considered as a main favorite to gold medal in 100 m before the 1928 Summer Olympics, Hussey was eliminated in the heats of US Olympic Trials. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Hussey has received more than 15,368 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Frank Hussey is the 997th most popular athlete, the 10,293rd most popular biography from United States and the 219th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Frank Hussey ranks 997 out of 3,055Before him are DeHart Hubbard, Julius Sang, Mary Rand, Bill Toomey, Marieke Vervoort, and William Stevenson. After him are Tia Hellebaut, Charles Moore, Piet Kleine, Alan Helffrich, Sven Fischer, and Yelena Romanova.

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Among people born in 1905, Frank Hussey ranks 310Before him are Pedro Quartucci, Mulk Raj Anand, Jule Styne, David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter, Edwin H. Colbert, and Charles Lane. After him are Bob Wills, William Alwyn, Thomas Gomez, Chaudhry Muhammad Ali, Bosley Crowther, and William Gargan. Among people deceased in 1974, Frank Hussey ranks 196Before him are Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar, Clive Brook, Tina Brooks, Edna Best, Eric Linklater, and Begum Akhtar. After him are Jim Bausch, Dorothy Fields, and John Crowe Ransom.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Hussey ranks 10,293 out of 15,968Before him are David Souter (1939), Odette Annable (1985), Janet Blair (1921), Marley Shelton (1974), James H. Billington (1929), and Henry M. Jackson (1912). After him are John O'Connor (1920), Charles Moore (1929), Eleanor Garatti (1909), J. P. Donleavy (1926), Mike Bordin (1962), and Brian Hallisay (1978).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Frank Hussey ranks 219Before him are Willie Davenport (1943), Vincent Matthews (1947), Ron Freeman (1947), DeHart Hubbard (1903), Bill Toomey (1939), and William Stevenson (1900). After him are Charles Moore (1929), Alan Helffrich (1900), Horace Ashenfelter (1923), Bob Richards (1926), Barney Ewell (1918), and Joan Benoit (1957).