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Thomas Mack, Jr.

Full name: Thomas P. Mack, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 4-9.5 (147 cm)
Weight: 90 lbs (41 kg)
Born: November 26, 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 7, 2002 in Oswego, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Penn AC, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Thomas Mack coxed US boats at both the 1928 and 1932 Olympics, the pair in 1928 and the four in 1932. In 1928, Mack was only a 14-year-old, 90 lb. (41 kg) high school student. He also coxed the US eight that won the 1930 European Championships. Mack represented the Penn Athletic Club, and the club eight that won the 1930 Europeans, and dominated US rowing from 1928-32, was known as the Big Eight.

Mack settled in Chicago where he went into insurance. He start Mack & Parker, a firm that later became Hub International, a well-known insurance brokerage.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 14 Amsterdam Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 2 h1 r2/5
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Fours United States USA 3 h1 r2/3

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1928 Summer 14 Amsterdam Rowing United States USA Gus Goetz Round One Repêchage Heat One 8:41.2
1928 Summer 14 Amsterdam Rowing United States USA Gus Goetz Round One Heat Three 8:44.8

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat One 7:41.6
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 7:06.6
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