Barker, Cliff

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Name
Barker, Cliff Gender: M
Clifford Eugene Barker
born on 15 January 1921 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Yorktown, Indiana, 40n10, 85w30
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 24°45' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 02°59 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 10°27'



Cliff Barker (Honorary jersey)

Biography

American basketball player who won the gold medal with the USA national basketball team at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom and two national championships at the University of Kentucky.

While at the University of Kentucky, Barker was an All-SEC (Second Team) and All-SEC Tournament guard during the 1947-48 and 1948-49 seasons.

A veteran of the US Army Air Forces, Barker was a B-17 Flying Fortress gunner and spent 16 months as a prisoner-of-war.

Ciff Barker died on 17 March 1998, aged 77, in Satsuma, Florida.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1948 (Olympic Gold medal in basketball team competition)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana Archives.

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Army Air Force)
  • Vocation : Military : POW/ MIA (POW)
  • Vocation : Sports : Basketball (Guard)
  • Vocation : Sports : Basketball (Guard)
  • Notable : Awards : Olympics (Gold medal)