Elizabeth DuBois

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameElizabeth (-Mary Vincent)•DuBois
Used nameElizabeth•DuBois
Born19 October 1912 in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
Died15 October 1963 in Dubuque, Iowa (USA)
AffiliationsIllinois Speed Skating Club, Chicago (USA)
NOC United States


Elizabeth DuBois was a speed skater who competed in the women’s demonstration speed skating events at the 1932 Lake Placid Winter Olympics. She appeared in the 500 metres, 1,000 metres, and 1,500 metres, winning the 1,000 and placing second in the 500 metres. She was from Chicago and competed for the Illinois Speed Skating Club. DuBois later took religious orders and became a Catholic nun, taking the name Sister Mary Vincent. She served in Dubuque, Iowa where she died.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Elizabeth DuBois
500 metres, Women (Olympic (non-medal)) 2
1,000 metres, Women (Olympic (non-medal)) 1
1,500 metres, Women (Olympic (non-medal)) 4 h2 r1/2