Walter Bainbridge

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Walter Bainbridge
Personal information
Full name Walter Bainbridge, Jr.
Alternative names Red
Country represented  United States
Former partner Lois Waring

Walter ("Red") Bainbridge, Jr. was an American figure skater. He began skating in Washington state, when his father, geologist Walter H. Bainbridge, was posted there between 1938 and 1945.[1][2] He competed in ice dance with Lois Waring. He was the national champion with Waring in 1947-1949 and North American Champion in 1947 and 1949.[3] He was inducted into the Professional Skaters Association Hall of Fame in 2009.[4]


(with Waring)

Event 1946 1947 1948 1949
North American Championships 1st 1st
U.S. Championships 2nd 1st 1st 1st


  1. ^ "Profiles in Time - CS &G Biographies: Walter Bainbridge", NOAA History (website) [1] (from The Personnel Panorama, Vol VI, No. 8, 9/1957)
  2. ^ "Sees Ice First Time, Skater Soon Champ", Hartford Courant, 4 Dec 1938, p.D3 [2]
  3. ^ "Washington FSC National Hall of Fame", [3]
  4. ^ "PSA HONORS 'BEST OF THE BEST'" by Lynn Rutherford, U.S. Figure Skating Association (website) 8/7/09 [4]