Clyde King (rower)

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Clyde King
Personal information
Birth name Clyde Whitlock King
Born September 6, 1898 (1898-09-06)
Montezuma, Iowa, U.S.
Died August 20, 1982 (1982-08-21) (aged 83)
Mill Valley, California, U.S.
Resting place Golden Gate National Cemetery

Clyde Whitlock King (September 6, 1898 – August 20, 1982) was an American rower who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics.

King was born in Montezuma, Iowa.[1] In 1920 he was part of the American boat from the United States Naval Academy, which won the gold medal in the eights.

He graduated from USNA in 1922, served during World War II and Korea, and rose to the rank of rear admiral. King died in Mill Valley, California,[1] and is buried with his wife Marjorie in Golden Gate National Cemetery.


  1. ^ a b "Clyde King". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 

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