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George Simpson

1908 - 1961

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George Sidney Simpson (September 21, 1908 – December 2, 1961) was an American sprinter. He competed at the 1932 Olympics and won a silver medal in the 200 m, placing fourth in the 100 m event. Simpson was the first to run 100 yards in 9.4 seconds, but because he used starting blocks, the record was never ratified. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Simpson has received more than 14,958 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. George Simpson is the 1,376th most popular athlete, the 10,574th most popular biography from United States and the 269th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, George Simpson ranks 1,376 out of 3,059Before him are Daniel Bautista, Constantin Henriquez, Ragnar Lundberg, John Woodruff, Igor Tselovalnikov, and Marian Woronin. After him are Tullio Bozza, Charles Marion, Tadeusz Rut, Steinar Amundsen, Jan Kowalczyk, and Stefano Baldini.

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Among people born in 1908, George Simpson ranks 358Before him are Imogene Coca, Bram Fischer, Theodore Roethke, Carl Laemmle Jr., Fidel Ortiz, and Antony Tudor. After him are David Marshall, Harry Blackmun, Robert O'Brien, Ivan Brown, Constant Joacim, and Dennis O'Keefe. Among people deceased in 1961, George Simpson ranks 174Before him are Howard P. Robertson, Clarence Pinkston, Miriam A. Ferguson, Adela Pankhurst, Gustaf Rosenquist, and Kazimierz Laskowski. After him are George Formby, Maribel Vinson, George S. Kaufman, Gwen Lee, Tony Bettenhausen, and George Irving.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Simpson ranks 10,574 out of 18,182Before him are Madison Beer (1999), Preston Foster (1900), Randall Park (1974), Scoot McNairy (1977), Paul Manafort (1949), and Janeane Garofalo (1964). After him are Benji Gregory (1978), Cheryl Hines (1965), Don L. Lind (1930), Alice Catherine Evans (1881), Gina Rodriguez (1984), and William Murrill (1869).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, George Simpson ranks 269Before him are Vincent Matthews (1947), Frank Hussey (1905), Tom Courtney (1933), Randy Matson (1945), Wesley Coe (1879), and John Woodruff (1915). After him are Hector Dyer (1910), Earl Eby (1894), Foy Draper (1911), Jim Ryun (1947), Larry Black (1951), and Charles Dumas (1937).