Jesse Owens

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  • Jesse Owens Birth

    Jesse Owens Birth
    Oakville Alabama U.S
  • Hemmoved to cleveland ohio at the age of 6

    He was six years old when he moved to with his 7 siblings to Cleveland Ohio
  • They gave brith to their first daughter Gloria Owens

    Gloria Owens is now 78
  • Jesse Owens got Married to Ruth

    Jesse Owens got Married to Ruth
    They got married a year after the olympics
  • He won 4 gold medals at the berlin olympics

    Against hitlers Aryan race and BET THEM.
  • They gave birth to their second daughter Marlene

    She is now 73
  • The gave birth to their last child Beverley

  • He starts smoking

    He started to smoke cigerettes when he was 32 his family tried to stop him
  • Jesse Owens was diagnosed with lung cancer

    He went to the hospital cause he was get all wheezy and he found out he had lung cancer his family was really depressed
  • Jesse Owens was awarded the medal of freedom by President Gerald ford

    Jesse Owens was awarded the highest civilian award by the current president back then President Gerald ford
  • Jesse ownes dies from lung cancer

    Jesse ownes dies from lung cancer
    His family had a very grim funeral but he died a national hero