Edward Weston

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEdward Burbank•Weston
Used nameEdward•Weston
Born31 July 1846 in Gorham, Maine (USA)
Died14 September 1918 in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
AffiliationsChicago Archers, Chicago (USA)
NOC United States


Edward Weston was a respected medical doctor in a Chicago suburb, practicing obstetrics and gynecology, practicing in Highland Park, near the University of Chicago. He was an avid archer, which led him to compete in national championships and the 1904 Olympics. His son, Edward Henry Weston, became a renowned photographer, considered “one of the most innovative and influential American photographers” and “one of the masters of 20th century photography.”


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Archery USA Edward Weston
Double American Round, Men (Olympic) 21
Double York Round, Men (Olympic) 15
Team Round, Men (Olympic) Chicago Archers 4

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