Thaddeus McClain

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameThaddeus Brew•McClain
Used nameThaddeus•McClain
Born10 September 1876 in Milesburg, Pennsylvania (USA)
Died21 April 1935 in Conewango, New York (USA)
AffiliationsPenn Quakers, Philadelphia (USA)
NOC United States


Thaddeus McClain finished third in the 100y at the 1899-1900 IC4A. He ran for the University of Pennsylvania, graduating from there in 1901 with a degree in economics. McClain became a district sales manager for Bell Telephone Company for many years, but later was an assistant to the President of a factory in Burlington, New Jersey.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.6 (1900); LJ – 6.92 (1900).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Thaddeus McClain
100 metres, Men (Olympic) AC h4 r2/3
200 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic) 3 h2 r1/2
4,000 metres Steeplechase, Men (Olympic) DNF
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) 7
100 metres, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 4
Long Jump, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 3