David Bratton

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David Bratton
Personal information
Full name David Hey Bratton
National team United States
Born October 1869
New York, New York
Died December 3, 1904 (aged 35)
Chicago, Illinois
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle, water polo
Club New York Athletic Club

David Hey Bratton (October, 1869 – December 3, 1904) was an American water polo player and competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, Missouri.

Bratton was sponsored by the New York Athletic Club (NYAC) at the time of the 1904 Olympics, and was a member of NYAC Olympic water polo team that won the 1904 gold medal. He was also a member of the NYAC team in the men's 4x50-yard freestyle relay which finished fourth in the Olympic final.

Bratton was born in New York City. Following the 1904 Olympics, he died of a typhoid fever in Chicago that same year.[1]


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