David Gaul

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDavid Thomas•Gaul, Sr.
Used nameDavid•Gaul
Born7 July 1886 in Lafayette, Pennsylvania (USA)
Died6 August 1962 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)
AffiliationsPhiladelphia Swimming Club
NOC United States


A Philadelphia native, David Gaul swam for the Philadelphia Swimming Club. He grew up on the banks of the Schuylkill River where he learned to swim. Gaul lost his first wife in the 1918 flu pandemic.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA David Gaul
50 yards Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4
100 yards Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4