Charles M. French

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Charles Martin French (June 13, 1876 – June 24, 1972) was an American athlete. He competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics in London.

In the 800 metres, French won a gold medal for team USA.

French graduated from Cornell University in 1909 and was a member of the Sphinx Head Society.

He died in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States at age 87.


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