Louis Rathke

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLouis Henry•Rathke
Used nameLouis•Rathke
Born8 July 1883 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA)
Died24 December 1967 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA)
AffiliationsMilwaukee Turnverein, Milwaukee (USA)
NOC United States


Louis Rathke competed in four events at the 1904 St. Louis Olympics. He competed in the individual all-around (104th); the individual all-around, apparatus work (114th); the individual all-around, field sports (=55th); and the team all-around, apparatus work and field sports (11th). Rathke represented the Milwaukee Turnverein. He worked as a life insurance salesman in Milwaukee. Rathke never married and died without issue.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) USA Louis Rathke
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 103
Individual All-Around, Field Sports, Men (Olympic) =55
Individual All-Around, Apparatus Work, Men (Olympic) 114
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Milwaukee Turnverein, Milwaukee 11