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George Varnell

Full name: George Marshall Varnell
Gender: Male
Born: August 10, 1882 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: February 4, 1967 in Seattle, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Chicago Maroons, Chicago (USA) / Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

After graduating from the University of Chicago, George Varnell pursued a career in journalism. He was a sports writer with The Chronicle in Spokane, Washington and later became the paper’s sports editor. Varnell fulfilled the same role at the Seattle Times after joining the paper in the 1920s. He was active on the gridiron, helping to re-establish a football team at Gonzaga University and he became one of the leading officials on the Pacific coast, refereeing important college games. Varnell was basketball coach at Gonzaga in 1908-09, leading the team to a 10-2 season and also played a few seasons of semi-professional baseball in the Spokane City League.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Athletics Men's 200 metres Hurdles United States USA 4
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles United States USA 4

Men's 200 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 4

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer 21 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 4