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Charles Billings

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCharles W.•Billings
Used nameCharles•Billings
Born26 November 1866 in Eatontown, New Jersey (USA)
Died13 December 1928 in Deal, New Jersey (USA)
AffiliationsNYAC, New York (USA)
NOC United States


Charles Billings of Glen Ridge, New Jersey was on the first trapshooting squad the U.S. ever entered in the Olympics. Though he was high man for the U.S. in the team match, he had difficulty in the individual event, finishing 42nd overall. From 1920 until his death in 1928, Billings was the first mayor of Oceanport, New Jersey.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting USA Charles Billings
Trap, Men (Olympic) 42
Trap, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold