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Althea Gibson's (1927 - 2003) accomplishments included the following: * First black to win a tennis Grand Slam event. * First black to be voted by the Associated Press as it Female Athlete of the Year, 1957 and 1958. * New Jersey State Commissioner of Athletics, 1975.

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Why is althea Gibson famous?

because she played tenis

What sport made althea Gibson famous?


What was Althea Gibson's father's name?

Althea Gibson's father's name was Daniel Gibson.

What is the name of Althea Gibson's mother?

Althea Gibson's mother was Annie Bell Gibson.

Did Althea Gibson have a twin brother?

No, Althea Gibson did not have a twin brother.

When was Althea Gibson born?

Althea Gibson was born on August 25, 1927.

When did Althea Gibson die?

Althea Gibson died on September 28, 2003 at the age of 76.

Where did Althea Gibson live?

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How old was Althea Gibson when she died?

Althea Gibson died of circulatory failure.

Did Althea Gibson have a sickness before she died?

Did Althea Gibson have a sickness before she died?