Joe Donoghue Photo

Joe Donoghue

Born: Feb 11, 1871

Death: Jan 1, 1921

Birthplace: Newburgh

Nationality: United States

Joe Donoghue

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1871
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1921
Birth Place : Newburgh

Joseph F. Donoghue was a speed skater. He became the speed skating World Champion in 1891 and was a member of the Manhattan Athletic Club. He skated on ice-skates with longer irons than did the other skaters in his time. This gave him an advantage because he did not need to swing with his arms.

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