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Allen Morgan

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAllen Jerome•Morgan
Used nameAllen•Morgan
Born16 July 1925 in Seattle, Washington (USA)
Died12 September 2011 in Seattle, Washington (USA)
AffiliationsWashington Huskies, Seattle (USA)
NOC United States


Allan Morgan was the coxswain of the 1948 Washington four which took the gold medal at London. Morgan served in the US Navy during World War II, seeing action in the South Pacific. After the war ended, he enrolled at the University of Washington, graduating in 1950. Morgan was inducted into the University of Washington Hall of Fame in 1981 and again in 2003.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Rowing USA Allen Morgan
Coxed Fours, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold