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Frank Farrel, III

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Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameFranklin "Frank"•Farrel, III
Used nameFrank•Farrel, III
Born23 March 1908 in Ansonia, Connecticut (USA)
Died2 July 2003 in North Branford, Connecticut (USA)
Measurements168 cm / 71 kg
AffiliationsYale Bulldogs, New Haven (USA)
NOC United States


Frank Farrel attended Yale where he played on the hockey team for four years, but also played some soccer and lacrosse. The sports were suited to him for he played goalie at all three. Farrel never played professional hockey but instead spent several years with the St. Nicholas Hockey Club as their goalie. Frank Farrel eventually took over the family business, the Farrel Corporation. He became president of that company in 1955, after working his way up, and in 1969 became an executive vice president of the USM Corporation.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) USA Frank Farrel, III
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) United States 2 Silver
Ice Hockey Exhibition, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) United States 2

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