|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||1 May 1840 in Seneca, New York (USA)|
|Died||24 November 1922 in Waukesha, Wisconsin (USA)|
Charles Jacobus was known as the father of American roque, although he won only one national title in the sport in 1885. He was, however, editor for many years of Spalding’s Annual Roque Guide, and he was responsible for organizing the 1904 Olympic roque tournament. Jacobus was from Springfield, Massachusetts.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1904 Summer Olympics||Roque||USA||Charles Jacobus|
|Singles, Men (Olympic)||1||Gold|
Previously date of birth/death given as 28 June 1859 - 7 December 1929, but those dates cannot be confirmed from any source.