Frank Greer

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFrank Bartholomew•Greer
Used nameFrank•Greer
Born26 February 1879 in East Boston, Massachusetts (USA)
Died7 May 1943 in Winthrop, Massachusetts (USA)
AffiliationsEast Boston Amateur Athletic Boat Club, East Boston (USA)
NOC United States


Frank Greer lived most of his life in Boston and his entire rowing career was spent as a sculler. He won the National Championships both in the United States and Canada for three consecutive years, beginning in 1903. He also added another U.S. single sculls championship in 1908. After his competitive retirement he coached for several years at the Detroit AC, but returned to Boston where he was the sheriff of the Suffolk County Jail for many years.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Rowing USA Frank Greer
Single Sculls, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold