Jackson Scholz

1897 - 1986

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Jackson Volney Scholz (March 15, 1897 – October 26, 1986) was an American sprint runner. In the 1920s, he became the first person to appear in an Olympic sprint final in three different Olympic Games. After his athletic career, he also gained fame as a writer.Born to Susan and Zachary Scholz in Buchanan, Michigan, Jackson Scholz, nicknamed "The New York Thunderbolt", competed for the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri (where he joined Kappa Alpha Order), and later the New York Athletic Club. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jackson Scholz has received more than 180,050 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jackson Scholz is the 621st most popular athlete (up from 675th in 2019), the 7,269th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,822nd in 2019) and the 129th most popular Athlete.

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Among athletes, Jackson Scholz ranks 621 out of 3,059Before him are Pauli Nevala, Patrick Ryan, Gustaf Lindblom, Viktor Kapitonov, Veli Saarinen, and Gyula Török. After him are Hartmut Briesenick, Angéla Németh, Chris Berger, Giorgio Pessina, Lien Gisolf, and Halvard Hanevold.

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Among people born in 1897, Jackson Scholz ranks 224Before him are Nils Asther, Luis Batlle Berres, Gerhard Lamprecht, Władysław Broniewski, Knudåge Riisager, and Adolph Deutsch. After him are Memphis Minnie, Áron Tamási, James Parrott, Yang Zhongjian, Ferruccio Novo, and Gregory Ratoff. Among people deceased in 1986, Jackson Scholz ranks 199Before him are Heinz Strehl, Enrique Tierno Galván, Gardner Fox, John Braine, Eino Leino, and Leona Woods. After him are Reinhold Münzenberg, Forrest Tucker, Blanche Sweet, Alicia Moreau de Justo, Jo Gartner, and Pepper Adams.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jackson Scholz ranks 7,269 out of 18,182Before him are Lucy Webb Hayes (1831), Daniel Quinn (1935), James Van Der Beek (1977), Booker T (1965), Bill Bradley (1943), and Dianna Agron (1986). After him are Pat Robertson (1930), John F. MacArthur (1939), James C. Collins (1958), Lisa Randall (1962), Edward Goodrich Acheson (1856), and Julius J. Epstein (1909).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Jackson Scholz ranks 129Before him are Leo Sexton (1909), Louis Wilkins (1882), Carl Johnson (1898), Alan Helffrich (1900), Wilhelmina von Bremen (1909), and Paul Anderson (1932). After him are Oliver Macdonald (1904), Emerson Spencer (1906), Glenn Hardin (1910), Don Bragg (1935), Frederick Schule (1879), and Guinn Smith (1920).