Obituary of Bob Mathias

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Bob Mathias

Robert Bruce Mathias (born November 17, 1930 in Tulare, California) was a politician, Olympian, and film actor who was best known for representing the state of California as a Congressman for four terms from 1967 to 1975. He was previously an Olympic athlete known for winning a decathlon at the age of 17 in 1948. Bob died on September 2, 2006 and his death was because of cancer. He died at age 75.

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Bob Mathias Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Mathias, Bob
    • Common Name: Bob Mathias
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Tulare, California, United States
    • Birth Date: November 17, 1930
    • Age: 75 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Rob
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1967-1975
    • Net Worth: $1.4 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Chartreuse (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Bob's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Robert Bruce Mathias
    • Father: Charles Mathias
    • Mother: Lillian Mathias
    • Brother(s):
      • Eugene Mathias
      • James Mathias
    • Sister(s):
      • Patricia Mathias
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Melba Mathias (married 1954-divorced 1976)
      • Gwendolyn Alexander (married 1977-2006, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Reiner Mathias
    • Daughter(s):
      • Romel Mathias
      • Megan Mathias
      • Marissa Mathias
      • Alyse Alexander (step-daughter)

Death Notice:

  • Date: September 02 2006 at age 75
  • Place: Fresno, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Cancer
  • Interment: Buried at Tulare Cemetery in Tulare, California

Category Tags:

PoliticianOlympian Film Actor American Born on November 17th Born in 1930 Born in California Died in 2006 Died at age 75 Died from Cancer

Quotable Quotes:

"Bob Mathias will always be remembered for his incredible athletic achievements and unwavering determination, leaving a lasting impact on the world of sports and inspiring generations to come. (V)"

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