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Frederic Seymour Murray (May 15, 1894 – July 16, 1973), known as Fred Murray or Feg Murray, was an American athlete who competed mainly in the 110 meter hurdles. He was furthermore a well-known artist, writer, and cartoonist. He was perhaps best known for his "Seein' Stars" newspaper column. This was a cartoon series about Hollywood stars. Murray was also the host of the radio show The Baker's Broadcast in its final year in 1938.
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He competed for the United States in the 1920 Summer Olympics held in Antwerp, Belgium in the 110 meter hurdles where he won the bronze medal. He had been captain of the track team at Stanford University in 1916. He was the 1915 U.S. National Champion in the 120 yard high hurdlesand the 1915 and 1916 National Champion in the 220 yard low hurdles. He went on to a career as a sports cartoonist.
The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium.
Antwerp is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in Flanders. With a population of 520,504, it is the most populous city proper in Belgium, and with 1,200,000 the second largest metropolitan region after Brussels.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe. It is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest. It covers an area of 30,688 square kilometres (11,849 sq mi) and has a population of more than 11.4 million. The capital and largest city is Brussels; other major cities are Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi and Liège.
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Murray got his A.B. in graphics arts from Stanford University in 1916. He married Dorothy Hanna in 1920.
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