Full name: John Henry Downes
Born: October 18, 1870 in Glasgow, Glasgow City, Great Britain
Died: January 1, 1943 in Hunters Quay, Argyll and Bute, Great Britain
Country: Great Britain
Related Olympians: Brother of Arthur Downes.
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Henry Downes was the mate and his younger brother Arthur Downes a crew member aboard Hera that won the 12-metre class at the 1908 Olympics. Henry was an electrical engineer and a member of the leading Scottish clubs including the Royal Clyde Yacht Club and the Royal Western Yacht Club.
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