Bob Mathias

Bob Mathias bio

Birth Name: Bob Mathias

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: California

Date Of Birth: November 17, 1930

Date Of Death: September 2, 2006

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Bob Mathias was born on the 17th of November, 1930. He was known for being a Politician. Famous as both an athlete and a politician, Mathias won gold medals in the decathlon events at the 1948 and 1952 Olympic Games and went on to serve during the late 1960s and early 1970s as an eighteenth-district California member of the United States House of Representatives.

Bob Mathias was born in California. He won his first Olympic gold when he was only seventeen years old and a recent graduate of California’s Tulare Union High School. An actor as well as a decathlete and congressman, he played a recurring role in the short-lived NBC series The Troubleshooters and also appeared in the film Minotaur: the Wild Beast of Crete.

Bob Mathias was a Scorpio and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Bob Mathias was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Bob Mathias is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Bob Mathias’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bob Mathias’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Bob Mathias kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Bob Mathias was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Bob Mathias
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Bob Mathias was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Bob Mathias was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Bob Mathias had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Bob Mathias’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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