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Howard Crossett, Jr.

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHoward Wallace•Crossett, Jr.
Used nameHoward•Crossett, Jr.
Born22 July 1918 in Whallonsburg, New York (USA)
Died30 June 1968 in Lebanon, New Hampshire (USA)
AffiliationsAdirondack Bobsled Club
NOC(s) United States


Howard Crosset’s won a silver medal in the 4-man bobsled at the 1952 Oslo Winter Olympics. His other big year in sledding came in 1951 when he slid on the North American and AAU 4-man champions with his Sno Birds of Lake Placid team. Crosset lived much of his life in Lake Placid, but later moved to New Hampshire.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1952 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) Four, Men Olympic United States 1 2 Silver Representing United States