Jervis Burdick

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJervis Watson•Burdick
Used nameJervis•Burdick
Born8 March 1889 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)
Died11 November 1962 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (USA)
Measurements183 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsPittsburgh AA, Pittsburgh (USA)
NOC United States


Jervis Burdick did not place at any of the three trial meets used to select US Olympians in 1912, but was still placed on the Olympic team in the high jump. Competing for the University of Pennsylvania, he had placed third in the high jump at the 1911 AAUs. He was IC4A high jump champion in 1910 and 1912, and shared the title in 1911.

Personal Best: HJ – 1.911 (1910).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Jervis Burdick
High Jump, Men (Olympic) NP r1/2