Joseph Charles

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJoseph William•Charles
Used nameJoseph•Charles
Born9 February 1868 in Boonville, Missouri (USA)
Died10 February 1950 in St. Louis, Missouri (USA)
NOC United States


Joseph Charles attended Columbia University where he earned a medical degree and practiced as a physician. He was well known as a tennis player locally around St. Louis and was one of the oldest tennis players at the 1904 Olympics.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Tennis USA Joseph Charles
Singles, Men (Olympic) =16
Singles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) =16
Singles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) =5
Doubles, Men (Olympic) N. M. Smith =9
Doubles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) N. M. Smith =5