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John Eberhardt

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameJohn Jacob•Eberhardt
Used nameJohn•Eberhardt
Born14 March 1869 in Salina, Kansas (USA)
Died28 June 1929 in Battle Creek, Michigan (USA)
NOC United States


John Eberhardt was from a large family of brothers from Salina, Kansas known for their athletic prowess. They were the sons of Christoph Eberhardt, who had a lumber business in Salina and helped found Kansas Wesleyan University in 1886. John Eberhardt became known as a pillar of Salina’s civic and business community. He developed tuberculosis and spent time at Dr. Kellogg’s Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan where he succumbed to pneumonia.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Tennis USA John Eberhardt
Singles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) DNS
Singles, Men (Olympic) DNS
Doubles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) Frank Eberhardt DNS

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