Rupert Thomas

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRupert Broas•Thomas, Jr.
Used nameRupert•Thomas
Born21 November 1890 in Kansas City, Missouri (USA)
Died28 February 1956 in Flushing, New York (USA)
Measurements183 cm / 70 kg
AffiliationsPrinceton Tigers, Princeton (USA)
NOC United States


Running for Princeton, Rupert Thomas won the IC4A 100y in 1912, after placing fourth in 1911. After college Thomas earned a law degree from Columbia in 1916. He served in World War I as a field artillery officer. After the war Thomas joined the law firm of Winthrop and Stimson. He was with them until he became chief counsel for the Eastern Region of the Tidewater Association Oil Company, a post he held until his retirement.

Personal Best: 100y – 10.2 (1912).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Rupert Thomas
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h6 r2/3