Edward Greene

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEdward Alonzo•Greene
Used nameEdward•Greene
Born19 August 1875 in Fort Gaines, Georgia (USA)
Died23 February 1957 in Fort Gaines, Georgia (USA)
AffiliationsUS Marine Corps, (USA)
NOC United States


Edward Greene shot two free rifle events at the 1908 London Olympics. At the time he was a first lieutenant in the US Marine Corps. A career military officer, he eventually became a colonel. Greene served in Haiti, Quantico, Cuba, Santa Domingo, and France. He was from a military family, as Greene was born and died at Fort Greene, Georgia.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Shooting USA Edward Greene
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 16
Free Rifle, 1,000 yards, Men (Olympic) =24