Full name: John Neil Patterson
Born: July 27, 1885 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: December 20, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: United States
Neil Patterson won the AAU high jump in 1906, after finishing third in 1905 in that event. He also won the 1908 Central Olympic Trials in the high jump. Patterson was also a solid high hurdler, twice ranking in the US top 25 lists (1905-06). He competed for Michigan and the Chicago AA. In World War I Patterson served in the Signal Corps. After the war he became a real estate broker.
Personal Bests: 120yH â 15.8 (1906); HJ â 1.85 (6-0Â¾) (1906).
|1908 Summer||22||London||Athletics||Men's High Jump||United States||USA||7|
|1908 Summer||22||London||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||7||1.83||6-0|
|1908 Summer||22||London||Athletics||United States||Final Round||7||1.83||6-0|
|1908 Summer||22||London||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||NP||QU||1.83||6-0|
|1908 Summer||22||London||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||Group B||3||1.83||6-0|