Name: Jack Kelly, Jr.
Sport: Rowing
Event(s): Single Sculls
DOB: 5/24/1927
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: William Penn Charter (Philadelphia, Pa.)
College: University of Pennsylvania
Olympic Experience
  • Four-time Olympian (1948, 1952, 1956, 1960); Olympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • London 1948, (single sculls)
  • Helsinki 1952, (single sculls)
  • Melbourne 1956, bronze (single sculls)
  • Rome 1960, (single sculls)
  • United States Olympic Committee President 1985
Personal: Won the James E. Sullivan Award for the nation’s most outstanding amateur athlete in 1947...Varsity rower at the University of Pennsylvania...Four-time Olympian and winner of the bronze medal in single skulls at the Olympic Games Melbourne 1956...Elected as president of the Metropolitan Amateur Athletic Union...Served as president of the United States Olympic Committee...Father to six children.