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Robert Kerr, Olympic Champion 1908

Robert "Bobby" Kerr (June 9, 1882 – May 12, 1963) was an Irish Canadian sprinter. He won the gold medal in the 200 metres and the bronze medal in the 100 metres at the 1908 Summer Olympics. Emigrated to Canada 1896. He settled in a place called Hamilton. Pictured here beside a table of trophies and awards, medals pinned to his top and shorts. This photograph was in Muriel Olive Trimble's 1909 Year Book. The photograph is signed "Faithfully Yours, Robert Kerr"
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