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Chuck Rose

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCharles Edward "Chuck"•Rose
Used nameChuck•Rose
Born5 May 1873 in St. Louis, Missouri (USA)
Died3 August 1957 in St. Louis, Missouri (USA)
AffiliationsSouthwest Turnverein, St. Louis (USA)
NOC United States


Chuck Rose won a silver medal in the 1904 tug-of-war event. He represented the St. Louis Southwest Turnverein. The St. Louis Southwest Turnverein had two teams in the 1904 tug-of-war, with Rose on team #1. Some earlier sources listed the Rose in this event as the famous shot putter Ralph Rose, but that is incorrect. Chuck Rose, a plumber by profession, was a lifelong resident of St. Louis. He was married with one daughter.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Tug-Of-War USA Chuck Rose
Tug-Of-War, Men (Olympic) St. Louis Southwest Turnverein #1 2 Silver