Charles Winder

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Charles Winder
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Winder in 1911
Personal information
Born (1874-06-23)June 23, 1874
Champaign County, Ohio, United States
Died March 5, 1921(1921-03-05) (aged 46)
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Sport
Sport Sports shooting

Charles Blish Winder, Jr. (June 23, 1874 – March 5, 1921) was an American sport shooter, who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.[1] He was a colonel in the Ohio Army National Guard.

Biography[edit]

He was born in Wayne, Ohio on June 23, 1874.

He was the winner of the Leech Cup in 1903 in Sea Girt, New Jersey.[2][3][4]

In the 1908 Olympics he won a gold medal in the team military rifle event and was 16th in 1000 yard free rifle event.

He died in West Palm Beach, Florida on March 5, 1921.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sports Reference: Charles Winder". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2014-02-08. 
  2. ^ "Leech Cup" (PDF). National Rifle Association. Retrieved 2010-11-17. 
  3. ^ "Leech Cup Team Won by Corp. C.B. Winder of Ohio". New York Times. September 11, 1903. Retrieved 2010-11-12. Leech Cup Team Won by Corp. C. B. Winder of Ohio. Old Guard of Massachusetts Beat New York Veterans. Company Team, Inter-Club, Carbine, and Tyro Matches. 
  4. ^ "Private Cook of District of Columbia Won the President's Match. A New York Marksman Third". New York Times. September 7, 1902. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 

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