Lacey Hearn

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLacey Earnest•Hearn
Used nameLacey•Hearn
Born23 March 1881 in Portland, Indiana (USA)
Died19 October 1969 in Fort Wayne, Indiana (USA)
AffiliationsChicago AA, Chicago (USA)
NOC United States


Lacey Hearn represented the Chicago AA at the 1904 Olympics, losing a close race to his teammates, Jim Lightbody and Frank Verner, in the 1,500m. All three were on the Chicago team that won the silver medals in the 4-mile team race. Hearn graduated from Purdue in 1905 with a degree in electrical engineering and later became a real estate broker.

Personal Bests: 800 – unknown; 1500 – 4:07.4e (1904); Mile – 4:32.6 (1903).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Lacey Hearn
800 metres, Men (Olympic) AC
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
2,590 metres Steeplechase, Men (Olympic) DNS
4 miles, Team, Men (Olympic) Chicago Athletic Association 2 Silver