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Glenn "Jeep" Davis

Three-time gold medal winner in the Olympics, "Jeep" Davis is one of the greatest trackmen Barberton and Summit county have played parts in producing. In the 1954 track and field state meet, he scored 20 points - Barberton High's entire total - to give the Magics the team championship, finishing first in the 200-yard dash, 180-yard love hurdles, and broad jump and forth in the 100-yard dash despite a bad start. While at Ohio State Davis won his first Olympic gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles in 1956. He repeated that triumph in the 1960 Olympics and also ran the third leg on the U.S. 1600-meter relay team which set a world record of 3:02:2.

Inducted 1965 | Track & Field