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Ernest Linton

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAlbert Ernest•Linton
Used nameErnest•Linton
Born17 February 1880 in Galt, Cambridge, Ontario (CAN)
Died6 August 1957 in Galt, Cambridge, Ontario (CAN)
AffiliationsGalt FC, Cambridge (CAN)
NOC Canada


“Skin” Linton served as a goalkeeper for the Galt teams in both football (soccer) and ice hockey. He was a resident of Galt most of his life, but briefly lived in Buffalo, New York. He served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Football (Football) CAN Ernest Linton
Football, Men (Olympic) Galt Football Club 1 Gold