Josiah McCracken in 1942. McCracken was one of the three founders of Tecumseh. Before that he won two medals at the 1900 Olympics in Paris (silver in shot put and bronze for hammer throw). At one point in his career, he held the world record in the hammer throw. From 1914 until 1942, he served as the Dean of the Pennsylvania Medical School of St. John's University in Shanghai. He lived in China for 30 years, finally leaving in 1942 when Japan overtook China in World War II. CLICK HERE for more information on the life of Dr. Josiah McCracken.