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Kealoha, Warren Danielslocked

(03 March 1904–08 September 1972)
  • Michael Tymn

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Kealoha, Warren Daniels (03 March 1904–08 September 1972), Olympic gold medal swimmer, was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, then a territory of the United States, and was adopted by Kaio and Kaai Kealoha, who were relatives of his Hawaiian mother. His father was a foreigner or “haole,” surnamed Daniels. Kealoha attended St. Louis and Punahou Schools and learned to swim in a pond known as “Blue Pool.” Some biographies have erroneously referred to him as the brother of Pua Kealoha, also a gold medal swimmer from Hawaii in the 1920 Olympic Games, but the two were not related....

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