A retired military Air Force officer from Austin, Texas...

John Kelly

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1992 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $1,000.
Season 8 5-time champion: $84,701.

John ranks 5th on the list of total cash winnings for games with pre-doubled dollar value clues, behind Frank Spangenberg, Jerome Vered, David Siegel, and Doug Lach.

Not to be confused with Season 22 1-time champion John Kelly.

John died 2019-03-11 at age 72. [Obituary]

John appeared in the following archived game:
#1884, aired 1992-11-12 John Kelly vs. Richard Kaplan vs. Robert Slaven 1992 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.
John would later appear on Jeopardy! as John Kelly in the following archived game:
#4726, aired 2005-03-07 John Kelly vs. Ryan Holznagel vs. Barbara-Anne Eddy 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 19.

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