Full name: Lewis Robbins Anderson
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: May 7, 1890 in Geneva, Nebraska, United States
Died: May 4, 1958
Affiliations: University of Nebraska
Country: United States
Lewis Anderson was a farm boy from Genoa, Nebraska. He ran in college for the University of Nebraska, placing third at the Western Intercollegiate cross-country meet in 1909. He was runner-up in the Central Olympic Trials in 1912 in the 1,500. After college he farmed in Lincoln, Nebraska, on a 175-acre farm, where he raised bees, fruits, and vegetables.
Personal Best: 1500 â unknown.
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