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Jesse Owens' relationship with Ruth Owens ended when Jesse Owens died on March 31, 1980. They had been married for 44.6 years.

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Jesse Owens

Sports - Track and Field

Why Famous: Four-time Gold Medalist of the 1936 Summer Olympics

Age: 66 (9/12/1913 - 3/31/1980)


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Ruth Owens

Other - Spouse

Why Famous: Wife of Jesse Owens

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Event Start Date Length
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Married 8/10/1935 44.6 years
Deceased 3/31/1980 --
 Total44.6 years*

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