Smith Streeter

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameSmith O.•Streeter
Used nameSmith•Streeter
Born14 July 1844 in Haldimand, Ontario (CAN)
Died17 December 1930 in Denver, Colorado (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Smith Streeter had a 4-2 record to earn his silver medal and was the only roquist to defeat Charles Jacobus. Streeter was originally from Canada but in 1884 moved to the tiny village of Thawville, Illinois where he owned a large farm. He later donated the land on which Thawville’s Congregational Church was built. He became a US citizen in 1865.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Roque USA Smith Streeter
Singles, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver


DOB also seen as 1 July 1851, but our current DOB is correct per US & Canadian censuses and his gravestone.