Ray Ewry

Ray Ewry bio

Birth Name: Ray Ewry

Occupation: High Jumper

Place Of Birth: Lafayette

Date Of Birth: October 14, 1873

Date Of Death: September 29, 1937

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Ray Ewry was born on the 14th of October, 1873. He was popular for being a High Jumper. Dominant track and field athlete who won eight Olympic gold medals in the standing high jump, standing long jump, and standing triple jump.

Ray Ewry was born in Lafayette. He attended Purdue University, where he honed his athletic skills. He set a world record in the standing long jump, which stood until the event was discontinued in 1930.

Ray Ewry was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ray Ewry was born in 1870s.

Ray Ewry 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".


Ray’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


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

Associated with

Gianmarco Tamberi

High Jumper

Patrik Sjoberg

High Jumper

Cecilia Yeung Man-wai

High Jumper

Personal Life

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

Ray Ewry was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Ray Ewry was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Ray Ewry was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Ray Ewry had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Ray Ewry’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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