Norman Patterson

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Competed in Olympic Games (non-medal events) • Non-starter
Full nameJames Norman Carlton•Patterson
Used nameNorman•Patterson
Born4 July 1886 in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
Died25 May 1961 in Detroit, Michigan (USA)
Measurements180 cm / 67 kg
AffiliationsChicago AA, Chicago (USA)
NOC United States


Norman Patterson was named to the 1912 Olympic Team for winning the Central Olympic Trial in the 1,500, representing the Chicago AA. He also attended the University of Michigan. At the 1912 Olympics, he also competed in the baseball demonstration event.

Personal Best: 1,500 – 4:02.4 (1912).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Norman Patterson
110 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic) DNS
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Norman Patterson
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h3 r1/2
Baseball (Baseball/Softball) USA Norman Patterson
Baseball, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) United States 1