Matt McGrath

Matt McGrath bio

Birth Name: Matt McGrath

Occupation: Hammer Thrower

Place Of Birth: Ireland

Date Of Birth: December 18, 1875

Date Of Death: January 19, 1941

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Matt McGrath was born on the 18th of December, 1875. He was famous for being a Hammer Thrower. Legendary hammer thrower who competed at four Olympic Games, winning gold in 1912. He was also a member of the New York City Police Department, where he was a two-time recipient of the Medal of Valor.

Matt McGrath was born in Ireland. He was born in Ireland but moved to the United States, where he found success as a hammer thrower at the relatively late age of 27. He won the silver medal at the 1924 Olympics when he was 47 years old, making him the oldest person ever to medal in a track and field event at an Olympic Games.

Matt McGrath was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Matt McGrath was born in 1870s.

Matt McGrath is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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

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Jennifer Dahlgren

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Tasha Williams

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Lance Deal

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Personal Life

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

Matt McGrath was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: Matt McGrath
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Matt McGrath was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Matt McGrath was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Matt McGrath had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Matt McGrath’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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