David Benjamin Bolen (born December 23, 1923) is an American Olympic track and field athlete, politician and businessman. Bolen was born in Heflin, Louisiana. He was an Ambassador to Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho and East Germany. His diplomatic career lasted from 1974 until 1980 during the Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter presidencies.
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- "First CU-Boulder Olympian David Bolen: Games are 'not something you train for'". www.dailycamera.com. 2012-07-26. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
- "David Benjamin Bolen (1923- ) • BlackPast". BlackPast. 2015-01-26. Retrieved 2019-03-09.