Robert Clark


Age: 95

Summary: former president of San Jose State College best known for his support of sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos after their civil rights protest on the medal podium at the 1968 Olympics in the face of enormous pressure, but who later was president of the University of Oregon.

Cause of Death: Old age ailments

Born: March 10, 1910

Died: June 28, 2005

Eugene, Oregon