Alan Williams

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAlan Frank•Williams
Used nameAlan•Williams
Born7 October 1893 in West Orange, New Jersey (USA)
Died3 December 1984 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Measurements180 cm
AffiliationsOlympic Club, San Francisco (USA)
NOC United States


Alan Williams started college at Cal/Berkeley in 1911 but later transferred to Cornell and remained there from 1912 until 1915, studying civil engineering. He later returned to the West Coast and played rugby with the Olympic Club of San Francisco. He worked as an engineer, mostly with the Northwestern Pacific and Western Pacific Railway Companies, and with the engineer corps during the First World War. He was also instrumental in forming the San Francisco Old-Timers Athletic Association.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Rugby (Rugby) USA Alan Williams
Rugby, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold