Ross broadcasting for WGN Radio, Chicago.
|Full name||Norman DeMille Ross|
|Nickname(s)||"The Big Moose"|
|National team||United States|
|Born||May 2, 1895|
|Died||June 19, 1953 (aged 58)|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Strokes||Freestyle, water polo|
|Club||Illinois Athletic Club|
|College team||Stanford University|
Norman DeMille Ross (May 2, 1895 - June 19, 1953) was an American competition swimmer who won five events at the Inter-Allied Games in June 1919, held at Joinville-Le-Pont near Paris, and three gold medals at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. He set thirteen world records and won eighteen U.S. national championships during his career.
In later years he was a popular Chicago radio personality known to listeners as "Uncle Normie." His son, Norman A Ross Jr. (1922-2008), was a well-known radio and television host, corporate executive and civic leader in Chicago.
| Men's 200-meter freestyle
world record-holder (long course)
November 24, 1916 - April 10, 1920
Tedford H. Cann
October 9, 1919 - April 9, 1922
January 10, 1920 - January 13, 1923
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