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 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.


He was born in Wayne Township, Champaign County, 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.


  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". The 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". The New York Times. September 7, 1902. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 

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