Richard Steere (fencer)

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Richard Steere
Personal information
Born (1909-03-05)March 5, 1909
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died March 17, 2001(2001-03-17) (aged 92)
Lanham, Maryland, United States
Sport Fencing

Richard Clarke Steere (5 March 1909 – 17 March 2001) was an American Olympic fencer. He won a bronze medal in the team foil event at the 1932 Summer Olympics.[1][2]

Steere was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and raised in Chicago. Steere studied at the United States Naval Academy, where he was on the medalist foil team. He served in the United States Navy and worked as a meteorologist under George S. Patton.[3]


  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Richard Steere". Retrieved 2010-05-03. 
  2. ^ "Richard Steere Olympic Results". Retrieved 2010-05-03. 
  3. ^ Zielinski, Graeme (March 22, 2001). Capt. Richard Steere, 92; Meteorologist for Patton. Washington Post