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Harold McCallister

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameCharles Harold•McCallister
Used nameHarold•McCallister
Nick/petnamesDutch
Born14 October 1903 in Madison, South Dakota (USA)
Died22 October 1997 in San Marino, California (USA)
AffiliationsLAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Harold McCallister played water polo for the Los Angeles Athletic Club and the Pacific Coast Club. He attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School and Stanford University, and then earned a medical degree from the University of Colorado. At Long Beach Poly McCallister led his team to the California High School championship in 1921. He won AAU titles in 1932 and 1936 and Pacific Coast Championships in 1923-25. McCallister played at the 1932 and 1936 Olympics, and retired from competition after the Berlin Olympics to concentrate on his medical career.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) USA Harold McCallister
Water Polo, Men (Olympic) United States 3 Bronze
1936 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) USA Harold McCallister
Water Polo, Men (Olympic) United States =9

Errata

Listed incorrectly as born on 4 October 1903 and died in October 1965 originally; wrong person from SSDI.