|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||John Ernest•Gignoux|
|Born||26 August 1874 in Jersey City, New Jersey (USA)|
|Died||14 September 1955 in New York, New York (USA)|
|Affiliations||NYAC, New York (USA)|
Ernest Gignoux attended Cornell, graduating in 1898, and later became a physician. He was the first winner of the Amsler Medal at Cornell, in 1898. He spent a few years training in Berlin after medical school, and then returned to New York to practice medicine. He represented the New York Athletic Club as a fencer. While at Cornell, Gignoux was also on the cross-country team and was President of the Fencers Club. He later became secretary of the American Medical Military Aid Association which gave free medical service to the families of soldiers and sailors.
|1912 Summer Olympics||Fencing||Foil, Individual, Men||Olympic||6 p9 r1/4||Representing United States|
|Épée, Individual, Men||Olympic||7 p13 r1/4|
|1924 Summer Olympics||Fencing||Sabre, Individual, Men||Olympic||6 p1 r1/3||Representing United States|
|Sabre, Team, Men||Olympic||United States||4 p1 r2/4|
Year of birth of 1878 and place of birth of New York, New York are seen, even in official sources such as passport applications and federal census, but 1874 and Jersey City also seen in such and are more common.