Robert Morey (rower)

Robert Willis "Jack" Morey Jr. (August 23, 1936 – January 18, 2019) was an American competition rower and Olympic champion. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio.[2] He competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, where he received a gold medal in coxed eights with the American team.[3] He graduated from Yale University in 1958 and was a member of Skull and Bones. He served in the United States Navy aboard the icebreaker USS Atka as a lieutenant jg.[4] and would later earn an MBA from Harvard Business School.[1]

Robert Morey
Personal information
BornAugust 23, 1936
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
DiedJanuary 18, 2019(2019-01-18) (aged 82)[1]
Medal record


  1. ^ a b Robert Morey's obituary
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jack Morey". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2019-01-28. Retrieved 2015-06-21. "Robert Willis 'Jack' Morey Jr."
  3. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Rowing" Archived 2007-12-08 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on May 15, 2008)
  4. ^ "Miss Frances A. Ritter Engaged to Lieutenant". New York Times. 5 June 1960. p. 105.