Full name: James Jerome O'Rourke
Born: May 4, 1915 in Yonkers, New York, United States
Died: November 21, 1983 in Yonkers, New York, United States
Affiliations: Yonkers PRC, Glenwood, New York (USA)
Country: United States
Related Olympians: Father of James O'Rourke, Jr..
James OâRourke competed at the 1936 Berlin Olympics in the folding kayak doubles event, the only time it was on the Olympic Program. OâRourke was a Yonkers, New York native and competed for the Yonkers Canoe Club. He worked as an engineer at the Yonkers Raceway for over 30 years. OâRourke was a member of the Operating Engineersâ Local #137.
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