Full name: Wallace Macafee McCurdy
Born: October 23, 1892 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 26, 1970 in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Penn Quakers, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: United States
Wallace McCurdy was IC4A 2-mile champion in 1913 and runner-up in 1914. He competed for Penn, graduating in 1914 with a degree in economics. McCurdy was President of his graduating class at Penn. In World War I he served as a Navy lieutenant.
He became a wealthy man as an investment banker in Philadelphia for over 50 years. McCurdy was initially with Thayer, Baker, & Co in investments, but later worked with Thomson, McKinney, & Auchincloss. He was a former director of the Wellington Fund, an owner of H. T. Patterson Co. Linens, director of the Lighthouse Boys Clubs, and was a member of the Philadelphia Bond Club.
Personal Best: 2 miles â 9:39.0 (1908).
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