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Suzanne Davis

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameSuzanne•Davis (-King)
Used nameSuzanne•Davis
Born7 February 1912 in Waban, Massachusetts (USA)
Died28 July 1991 in Richmond, Virginia (USA)
AffiliationsSkating Club of Boston, Boston (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Suzanne Davis won six medals at the US Figure Skating Championships, winning the ladies’ title in 1934, placing second in 1928, 1933, and 1935, and earning bronze medals in 1929-30. She also competed at the World Championships twice, finishing sixth in 1930 and 11th in 1932. Davis later married Bill King, a Dartmouth swimmer, and their son, Bill, Jr., played quarterback at Dartmouth. They settled in Richmond, Virginia, where she was a co-founder of the Skating Club of Richmond. Davis-King later became a judge in national figure skating competitions, and in 1986, appeared on ABC’s Wide World of Sports in “The Show of Champions.”

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) USA Suzanne Davis
Singles, Women (Olympic) 12