Patricia McCormick 1971 Personally Owned and Used Passport – Olympic Diver


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American diver who won both diving events at two consecutive Summer Olympics, in 1952 and 1956. She won the James E. Sullivan Award for best amateur athlete in the US in 1956 – the second woman to do so.  As a child in the 1930s and 1940s she was notable for executing dives that were not allowed in competition for female divers (dives reputed to scare most men).

Personally owned and used United States Passport.  “Passport, United States of America” and the Great Seal are embossed in gold on the front green cover. Issued to “Patricia Joanne McCormick” on “Feb. 4, 1971”.  Her place of birth is listed as “California, USA” with a date of birth of “April 12, 1930”.  Inside features a real photo (2.5×2.5) of McCormick, which is signed with her full name.  Multiple African nation stampings.  Passport measures 6×3.75.

McCormick has signed under the description of bearer and signed the passport photo.