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Joe Patterson

Full name: Joseph Hester "Joe" Patterson, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: August 15, 1912 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: May 23, 1939 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Affiliations: U.S. Naval Academy
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Joe Patterson competed for the US Naval Academy and the U.S. Navy. He finished second in the 1936 Olympic Trial in the 400H. He became a career Navy officer but it was a brief career as he was killed after the crash of the submarine Squalus off the coast of Portsmouth, NH in May 1939.

Personal Best: 400H – 51.6 (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles United States USA 4

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) L
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final 4 53.0 1
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 52.8
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Round One Heat Four 1 QU 54.4
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