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Franz Federschmidt

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFranz Henry•Federschmidt
Used nameFranz•Federschmidt
Born21 February 1894 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)
Died14 April 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)
Measurements185 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsPennsylvania Barge Club, Philadelphia (USA)
NOC United States


The smaller yet older of the two brothers, Franz Federschmidt started out rowing with his brother for Penn Barge in 1916. He began again after the war and joined his brother, Erich, at the Undine Barge Club. Franz Federschmidt worked as an engineer. He died after a long struggle with colon cancer.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Rowing USA Franz Federschmidt
Coxed Fours, Men (Olympic) United States 2 Silver

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