Tom Brown

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameThomas Granville "Tom"•Brown
Used nameTom•Brown
Born2 February 1885 in Halleck, West Virginia (USA)
Died4 November 1950 in Rawlins, Wyoming (USA)
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2


At the time of the 1920 Olympics, Tom Brown was a first lieutenant in the 41st Infantry with the U.S. Army. In the running deer team event he was the top American shooter, although he brought up the rear of the team members in the military rifle event. Brown was promoted to captain in 1925. Prior to military service he was a teacher at public schools in Uffington, West Virginia.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Shooting USA Tom Brown
Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 2 Silver
Running Target, Single Shot, Men (Olympic) AC
Running Target, Single Shot, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 3 Bronze
Running Target, Double Shot, Men (Olympic) AC
Running Target, Double Shot, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 4