Frank Isaac Spellman (September 17, 1922 – January 12, 2017) was an American weightlifter. He set several Olympic records and earned a gold medal in 1948. Spellman has been elected to the United States Weightlifting Hall of Fame, the Helms Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame and the Porterville Quarterback Hall of Fame. He was born in Malvern, Pennsylvania.
In addition to being inducted into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in its class of 2003 / 2004, Spellman was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1983.
Spellman died on January 12, 2017 at the age of 94.
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- ↑ Class of 2003/2004: Weightlifting Archived 2012-03-19 at the Wayback Machine, Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Accessed February 2, 2011.
- ↑ FRANK SPELLMAN, International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Accessed February 2, 2011.
- ↑ Frank Spellman obituary