Charles Cresson

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCharles Clement•Cresson, Jr.
Used nameCharles•Cresson
Born23 March 1874 in San Antonio, Texas (USA)
Died27 February 1949 in San Antonio, Texas (USA)
NOC United States


Charles Cresson was a career military man, serving in the Army from 1917 until his death. Prior to that his career had been in law, and he was an assistant US district attorney. He graduated from Seely Academy, Princeton, and Columbia Law School. Cresson achieved the rank of colonel in the Army. He was buried in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Tennis USA Charles Cresson
Singles, Men (Olympic) =5
Singles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) =16
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Semp Russ =5
Doubles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) Semp Russ 2