Dick Inman

Dick Inman ’52 clears his hurdle in the 4X120 shuttle hurdle relay, Penn Relays, Saturday, 26 April 1952. Note the race was run on the infield grass at Franklin Field, due to heavy rain. Army placed second in the event, though they were given championship watches because the Air Force service team placing first was ineligible to
compete in the college division, but was trying for an berth on the 1952 U.S. Olympic team. Other Army shuttle hurdle relay team members were Ed White ’52, Bill Purdue ’54, and Larry Johnson ’52. (Photo courtesy of the Penn Relays’ Director.)

Dick played B Squad Football Yearling and Cow Years but was one of only 4 Football players who was not found in 1951. Dick played A Squad the fall of 1951 his Firstie year.

Richard George Inman ’52, who was killed in action leading his platoon to safety on “Pork Chop Hill”, in Korea, on 7 Jul 1953, three weeks before the armistice was signed. Dick was a letterman on the 1951 Army football team.

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