William Danforth "Bill" Mulliken (born August 27, 1939 in Urbana , Illinois , † July 17, 2014 in Chicago ) was an American swimmer .
At the Olympic Games in Rome in 1960 , he was surprisingly Olympic champion over 200 m chest . It was the USA’s first Olympic win over this situation since 1924. After his career as a swimmer, Mulliken became a lawyer. In 1984 he was inducted into the international swimming sport hall of fame .
- William Mulliken in the International Swimming Hall of Fame (English)
- News of his death with photo (English) ( Memento of 24 October 2014 Internet Archive )
- William Mulliken in the database of Olympedia.org (English)
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Mulliken, Bill|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American swimmer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||August 27, 1939|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Urbana , Illinois|
|DATE OF DEATH||17th July 2014|
|Place of death||Chicago|