Name: Robert J. Kane
Hometown: Ithaca, N.Y.
High School: Ithaca High School (Ithaca, N.Y.)
College: Cornell University
Olympic Experience
  • U.S. Olympic Men’s Athletic Manager, 1952
  • U.S. Olympic Committee Secretary, 1966-70
  • U.S. Olympic Committee Vice President, 1970-74
  • U.S. Olympic Committee Executive Vice President, 1974-77
  • U.S. Olympic Committee President, 1977-81
Personal: Track record-holder at Cornell University in the 200-meter...Runner-up in the 200 at the IC4A championships in 1933 and 1934...Member of the national Amateur Athletic Union relay champions on 440, 880 and mile teams in 1933, 1934 and 1935...Served as dean of the department of athletics and physical education, as well as assistant to the president at Cornell University...Led the creation of the U.S. Olympic Festival.