Full name: Vincent Joseph "Vince" Gallagher, Jr.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: April 30, 1899 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 27, 1983 in Miami, Florida, United States
Affiliations: US Naval Academy, Annapolis (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Vince Gallagher started college at Rutgers but received an appointment to the Naval Academy and began there in 1919. He had no rowing experience but learned quickly and was on Navy boats which won the IRA Regatta in 1921 and 1922, as well as winning the Olympic gold medal. Gallagher became a career officer in the navy, retiring in 1957 as a commander.
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