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    Earl Thomson statistical history:

    Earl John Thomson
    b. 15 Feb 1895 (Birch Hills, Saskatchewan); d. 19 Apr 1971 (Oceanside, Cal)
    Canada; Long Beach Poly HS (Cal) 1914-1915, Southern Cal 1916, Dartmouth 1917, 1920-21; Royal Canadian Air Force 1918, Boston AA 1919, (Los Angeles AC 1914-15, 1922)

    Asst. Coach at Dartmouth (spring 1922), West Virginia (1922-23), Yale (1923-24 through 26-27), Head Coach at Navy (1927-28 through 62-63)

    Elected to U.S. T&F Hall of Fame 1977
    Elected to Helms Hall of Fame 1957

    Listed are year, best mark, #-world ranking, and performances in major meets.

    110m/120y Hurdles
    1915, 16 - y, 15 1/5yw , 4)AAU Jr (>15 1/5yw +5y), 4)SPAAU (>15 2/5y), 1)Cal State HS (15 1/5yw)
    1916, 14 4/5y #3; 3)AAU (>15.0y est), 1)AAU Jr (16 - y), 1=)SPAAU (15 - y)
    1917,
    1918, 15 1/5y #1; 1)AAU (15 1/5y)
    1919, 15 4/5 - - - dnf)AAU (fell at hurdle 4 while leading) 1)NEAAU (15 4/5y)
    1920, 14 2/5y #1; 1)OG (14 4/5m WRm, 1)CanOT, 1)IC4A (14 2/5y WR), 1)BrEmp-US (14 4/5y), 1/guest)US-Swe-Fra (15 2/5m), 1)PennRel (15 1/5y)
    1921, 14 2/5y #1; 1)AAU (15 - y), 1)IC4A (14 4/5y), 1)NCAA (14 2/5y WR=), 1)PennRel (15 3/5y)
    1922, 15 - y #1; 1)AAU (15.3y), 1)PennRel (15 - y)

    220y Hurdles
    1919, 2)AAU (24.6 est)
    1920, 2)IC4A (24.0 est)
    1921, 1)AAU (24 3/5), 1)IC4A (24 2/5)

    High Jump
    1914, 5-9
    1915, 6-1 3/4; 3)AAU Jr (<5-11), 2)SPAAU (5-9 3/4), 2)Cal State HS (<5-9 1/2)
    1916, 5-8
    1917
    1918, 3)AAU (5-5)
    1919, 3=)NEAAU (5-10 1/4)
    1920, 1)CanOT
    1921, 7=q)IC4A (5-10 3/4)

    Broad Jump
    1919, 2)NEAAU (21-1 1/2)
    1920, 13q)IC4A (21-4 1/2)

    Discus Throw
    1915, 109-1; 4)Cal State HS (<113-0)
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    1922, 131-3 1/2; 1)PennRel (131-3 1/2)

    INDOORS:
    70y Hurdles
    1917, 1)AAU (9 2/5)
    1918,
    1919,

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