Orin Upshaw

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameOrin Thomas•Upshaw
Used nameOrin•Upshaw
Born23 July 1874 in Peoria, Illinois (USA)
Died15 August 1937 in St. Louis, Missouri (USA)
AffiliationsSouthwest Turnverein, St. Louis (USA)
NOC United States


Orrin Upshaw was a member of the St. Louis Southwest Turnverein #1 team that finished second in the 1904 tug-of-war event. Upshaw was a doctor who practiced in St. Louis, as were his three brothers.


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