Jesse Owens (James Cleveland Owens) was born September 12, 1913 in Oakville, Alabama, United States and he died on March 31, 1980 in Tucson, Arizona, United States. His family ( Beverly Owens, Gloria Owens, Marlene Owens).
Jesse Owens was a track and field star. His most famous moment came in the 1936 Olympics when he won four gold medals – much to the annoyance of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party who hoped the Olympics would be a showcase for Aryan supremacy. In his later life, Jesse Owens became a goodwill ambassador for America and athletics.