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Joe Ravannack

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohn Joseph "Joe"•Ravannack
Used nameJoe•Ravannack
Born19 March 1878 in New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)
Died10 October 1910 in New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)
AffiliationsIndependent Rowing Club, New Orleans (USA)
NOC(s) United States


Joe Ravannack was from New Orleans and, together with John Wells, rowed for the Independent Rowing Club at the 1904 Olympics. He was later captain of the Southern Rowing and Canoe Club, and a member of the Young Men’s Gymnastic Club. Ravannack worked in business for the New Orleans Times-Picayune, a local newspaper. He was also a member of the Fireman’s Benevolent and Charitable Association and of the St. Rose de Lima Conference of St. Vincent de Paul.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1904 Summer Olympics Rowing Double Sculls, Men Olympic John Wells 3 Bronze Representing United States