Robert Howard "Bob" Bennett

Robert Howard "Bob" Bennett

b. August 9, 1919, Providence
d. December 13, 1974

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Olympian. Graduated from Brown University in 1948, and the same year won a bronze medal in the hammer throw at the London Olympics. He returned to Brown in 1954 as assistant track coach.

Bennett was inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame in 1968.

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