Milt CampbellBorn: 1933-12-09 - Died: 2012-11-02
Cause of Death: Prostate Cancer
Who was Milt Campbell :
Milt Campbell was a well-known athlete from Plainfield, New Jersey. Campbell is mostly known for winning the gold medal for the decathlon event during the 1956 Olympic Games in Australia, making him the first African-American winner in the decathlon event.
Apart from his fame with the Olympics, Campbell also played football for the Cleveland Browns, as well as the Montreal Alouettes.