Frank Greer

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Frank Greer
Personal information
Full name Frank Bartholomew Greer
Born February 26, 1879
East Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died May 7, 1943(1943-05-07) (aged 64)
Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA

Frank Bartholomew Greer (February 26, 1879 – May 7, 1943) was an American rower who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.

Rowing career[edit]

A native of East Boston, Greer was a member of the East Boston Amateur Athletic Boat Club. On July 30, 1904, he won an Olympic gold medal in the single sculls competition with a time of 10:08.5 at the age of 25. The final was held at Creve Coeur Lake in Maryland Heights, Missouri, where he beat out James Juvenal (silver) and Constance Titus (bronze).

After rowing[edit]

After his retirement, Greer coached at the Detroit Athletic Club and later in life became a sheriff at the Charles Street Jail in Boston.[1]


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