Josiah Henson (wrestler)

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Olympic medal record
Men's Freestyle wrestling
Representing  United States
Bronze medal – third place 1952 Helsinki Featherweight

Josiah "Joe" Henson (February 24, 1922 – April 4, 2012) was an American wrestler who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics, for the United States.[1] He was born in Bristow, Oklahoma.

In 1952 he won the bronze medal in the Freestyle Featherweight competition.


  1. ^ Henson, Family. "Official obituary for Josiah Henson, Olympic medalist and Hall of Fame Distinguished Member". Retrieved 22 January 2013. 

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