John Davis

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohn Bonthron•Davis
Used nameJohn•Davis
Born18 June 1929 in Santa Monica, California (USA)
DiedMarch 2017
AffiliationsUS Navy, (USA)
NOC United States


Californian John Davis rowed the coxless four for the US at the 1952 Olympics, sitting in the third seat. Davis attended the US Naval Academy, graduating in 1953. He was a captain in the Navy at the time of the Helsinki Olympics.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Rowing USA John Davis
Coxless Fours, Men (Olympic) United States 3 h2 r4/5