Winthrop Palmer

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Winthrop Palmer
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Representing United States United States
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1932 Lake Placid Team
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1933 Prague

Winthrop Hale "Ding" Palmer, Jr. (December 5, 1906 – February 4, 1970) was an American ice hockey player who competed in the 1932 Winter Olympics. He died in Warehouse Point, Connecticut.

Early life[edit]

Palmer graduated from Kent School in Kent, Connecticut in 1926 where he played on the team with fellow hockey Olympian Johnny Bent. Both Palmer and Bent also played hockey at Yale University prior to competing in the Olympics.

In 1932 he was a member of the Olympic American ice hockey team, which won the silver medal. He played all six matches and scored eight goals. He was also a member of the Massachusetts Rangers, the American team that won the 1933 World Ice Hockey Championships.

He was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 1973.

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