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Edward Gleason

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEdward Francis•Gleason
Used nameEdward•Gleason
Born9 November 1869 in Hyannis, Massachusetts (USA)
Died9 April 1944 in Hyannis, Massachusetts (USA)
NOC United States


Edward Gleason was a well-known trapshooter on Cape Cod, but he was better known as one of the area’s top surgeons. He attended the University of Vermont Medical School, after which he interned at Boston City Hospital and then studied surgery in Europe at the University of Vienna. He returned to practice in Boston for a short time but later settled in his hometown of Hyannis.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting USA Edward Gleason
Trap, Men (Olympic) 11
Trap, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold