Kenneth L. Wilson

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Kenneth L. Wilson
Kenneth L. Wilson 1920.jpg
Wilson in 1920
Personal information
Born March 27, 1896
Atwood, Illinois, United States
Died February 2, 1979 (aged 82)
Wilmette, Illinois, United States
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus throw, shot put, javelin throw
Club Chicago AA
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) DT – 37.58 m (1920)
JT – 52.55 m (1920)[1][2]

Kenneth Leon "Tug" Wilson (March 27, 1896 – February 2, 1979) was an American track and field athlete and amateur athletics administrator. He competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics, finishing tenth in the discus throw competition. Wilson served as the second commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, from 1945 to 1961, and as the president of the United States Olympic Committee from 1953 to 1965.[1]


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