|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Leon Monroe•Schoonmaker|
|Born||27 March 1882 in Singac, New Jersey (USA)|
|Died||30 May 1950 in Queens, New York, New York (USA)|
|Affiliations||Fencers Club, New York (USA)|
Leon Schoonmaker competed in both foil and épée at the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics. He represented the Fencers Club of New York and served as a President of the Amateur Fencers League of America. Schoonmaker was a descendant of Captain Hendrick Jochemsen Schoonmaker, who commanded a Dutch West Indies company vessel that landed at New Amsterdam in 1652.
Schoonmaker attended the Montclair Military Academy and then graduated from Princeton in 1903 with a degree in chemical engineering. In 1911 he began work with the Topological Bureau in Queens, New York. During World War I he served in France as a captain in the Engineers Corps, and he later became a major in the Engineers Reserve Corps.
From 1928-31 Schoonmaker was an engineering consultant to the Long Island Chamber of Commerce. In 1931 he joined the Queens Planning Commission and designed a number of highways in Queens, including Horace Harding Boulevard.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1920 Summer Olympics||Fencing||USA||Leon Schoonmaker|
|Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic)||6 p8 r1/3|
|Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic)||9 p9 r1/4|
First name not Leonard.