David McMackon

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDavid•McMackon
Used nameDavid•McMackon
Born19 March 1858 in Markham, Ontario (CAN)
Died10 December 1922 in Angus, Ontario (CAN)
NOC Canada
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


David McMackon’s greatest success in trap shooting came at the 1908 Summer Olympics where, alongside George Beattie, Walter Ewing, Mylie Fletcher, George Vivian, and Arthur Westover, he won a silver medal in the team event. He also competed individually and finished joint-12th, with Great Britain’s James Pike.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Shooting CAN David McMackon
Trap, Men (Olympic) =12
Trap, Team, Men (Olympic) Canada 2 Silver


Name previously given as Donald McMackon, but David McMackon from Highgate, Ontario is correct per Winnipeg Morning Telegraph (8 August 1904) and Canadian Censuses.