Ervin Acel was born in Hungary but earned a PhD in law at the University of Berlin before coming to the United States in 1914. Acel became an authority on immigrant labor law, but he also started and ran his own advertising agency. Acel later wrote on Eastern European politics for The New York Times and other papers. He was a member of the New York Athletic Club and was secretary of the Amateur Fencers League of America from 1945-48.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1928 Summer Olympics||Fencing||USA||Ervin Acel|
|Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic)||United States||=3 p2 r1/3|