Morris Fisher

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Olympic medal record
Men's shooting
Competitor for the  United States
Gold 1920 Antwerp 300 m free rifle,
three positions
Gold 1920 Antwerp Team free rifle
Gold 1920 Antwerp Team 300 m
military rifle, prone
Gold 1924 Paris 600 metre free rifle
Gold 1924 Paris Team free rifle

Morris Fisher (May 4, 1890 – May 23, 1968) was an American sports shooter who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics and in the 1924 Summer Olympics.

Early life[edit]

Fisher was Jewish,[1] and was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and died in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Career[edit]

He won a total of five olympic gold medals.[2] He was the author of two popular books on marksmanship.

Fisher frequently competed in shooting tournaments while on duty as a United States Marine. He retired from the Marine Corps as a Sergeant Major and in April 2009, he was inducted into the United States Marine Corps Sports Hall of Fame.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Profile: "Morris Fisher" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on January 10, 2008)
  3. ^ Lamothe, Dan (April 29, 2009). "Corps to induct 4 into Sports Hall of Fame". Marine Corps Times. Retrieved May 7, 2009. 

Books by Morris Fisher[edit]

  • Mastering the Pistol and Revolver, New York: Putnam's, 1940. [Riling 2314]
  • Mastering the Rifle, New York: Putnam's, 1940. [Riling 2315]

References are to Ray Riling, Guns and Shooting, a Bibliography, New York: Greenberg, 1950.

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