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 blue cover. Issued to “Patricia Joanne McCormick” on “June 30, 1983”. Her place of birth is listed as “California, USA” with a date of birth of “May 12, 1930”. Inside features a photo of McCormick. Multiple stampings. Passport measures 5×3.5.
McCormick has signed the passport with her full name.
Passports are a very popular, and uncommon, collecting format. Great example issued to McCormick, offered at a very attractive price.