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Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Charles “Chuck” Fenske

 
 
Charles "Chuck" Fenske Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Charles "Chuck" Fenske Marker
Inscription. Big Ten Mile and Half Mile Champion and National Mile Champion representing the University of Wisconsin. Ran to world records in the mile, three-quarter mile, and 1,000 yards in 1939 and 1940. Won the "Mile of the Century" at Princeton in 1939 against the current and former world mile record holders. Elected 1970.
 
Erected 1971 by Presented to the Hall of Fame by Oscar Mayer & Co.
 
Location. 43° 2.533′ N, 87° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Badger" Bob Johnson (here, next to this marker); Dianne Holum (here, next to this marker); Ray Nitschke (here, next to this marker); Joseph J. Krueger (here, next to this marker); Bernard E. "Bernie" Heselton (here, next to this marker); Don Gehrmann (here, next to this marker); Terry Brennan (here, next to this marker); Major General W. "Fritz" Breidster (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is part of the Wisconsin
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
Athletic Hall of Fame which is located on the east side of the UW-Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
4. UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 19, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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