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Henry L. Burton

Hall of Fame induction:  2002

This Howard High athlete dominated the distance events in the late 1950ís like very few had done in the past. During his senior year, he won the State High School as well as the State Open Cross Country championships, the State mile championship in 4:32.6 on cinders, the New Castle County championships, and was undefeated that year. He was also a State Open two mile Champion. He anchored Howard H.S. to a third place finish in the distance medley relay at the Penn Relays Championship of America race.

He ran as a collegiate at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was elected to the Cross Country 50ís All-Decade Team.

Delaware T&F Hall of Fame member

Delaware T&F Hall of Fame member

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