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Jack Taylor

While representing the Firestone Aquatic Club at Clementon, N.J. in 1947 Taylor won both the national AAU junior 440-yard freestyle and long distance events, breaking the record for the three-mile event with a 1:15:24.6 clocking. He set a national 440-yard freestyle mark of 4:44.3 and a 1500 record of 18:38.3 in 1950. After establishing a national backstroke record in 1952 he placed third in that event in the Olympic Games.

Inducted 1957 | Swimming