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Jesse Montgomery

Full name: Jesse Langford Montgomery
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1.5 (187 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: July 29, 1904 in Lansford, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 15, 1976 in Port Richey, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Penn Quakers, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Jesse Montgomery finished second in the 1928 AAU steeplechase, which doubled that year as the Olympic Trials. He started college at Franklin and Marshall but transferred to Penn after his sophomore year. After college he spent time as a mathematics and science teacher. In World War II he served in the US Navy, becoming a lieutenant commander. He later studied organic chemistry and worked in the oil industry for Mobil.

Personal Bests: 2 miles – 9:30.6 (1929); 3000S – 9:40.5 (1928).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase United States USA 7 h3 r1/2

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 7
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