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William Rand

Full name: William McNear Rand
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: April 7, 1886 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 5, 1981 in Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Harvard Crimson, Cambridge (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


As an athlete, William Rand competed for Harvard and finished third in the 120y hurdles at the 1909 IC4A Meet. In World War I, he served in the Navy as an aide to future President Franklin Roosevelt, who was then Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Rand later joined the Monsanto Chemical Corporation and eventually became President of that company, retiring in 1950. He then spent three years as deputy director of the U.S. Foreign Operations Administration.

Personal Best: 110H – unknown.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles United States USA 4

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final 4 16.0est
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Three 1 QU 15.8
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Five 1 QU 15.8
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