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Fred Newhouse

Born: Nov 8, 1948

Nationality: United States

Fred Newhouse

Date of Birth : Nov 8, 1948

Frederick Vaughn "Fred" Newhouse is an American competitor at the 1976 Summer Olympics, winning a gold medal in the men's 4x400 meter relay with Herman Frazier, Benny Brown, and Maxie Parks and silver in the 400 m. He finished second in the Olympic final with a time of 44.40 seconds, the second fastest time of the 1970s. The final was won by Cuba's Alberto Juantorena, a.k.a. El Caballo. Newhouse was one of the organizers of the Northwest Flyers Track Club in Houston, Texas. He graduated from Galilee High School in Hallsville, Texas. After graduating Prairie View A&M with a degree in Electrical Engineering, he received his Masters in International Business. He now is Director of Public Affairs for Valero Energy and serves as the Assistant Treasurer of the Prairie View A&M Foundation.

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  • Frederick Vaughn Newhouse
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