Henry Loomis - Personal

Personal

His brother, Alfred Loomis was a sailor who competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, where he won a gold medal in the 6 Metre class with the boat Uanoria.

Loomis died at age 89 on November 2, 2008 in Jacksonville, Florida due to complications of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and Pick's disease.

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