Ray Dawson

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameRaymond Elmer “Ray”•Dawson
Used nameRay•Dawson
Born26 December 1906 in Freeborn, Minnesota (USA)
Died23 November 1986 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
AffiliationsStanford Cardinal, Stanford (USA)
NOC United States


Ray Dawson was a right guard on the West Team at the 1932 Olympic demonstration. He played football as a guard for Stanford. Dawson sat out one year at Stanford and played for Santa Ana Junior College, effectively a redshirt year. He then returned to Stanford, where he was also on the track team, throwing the shot and discus.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics American Football USA Ray Dawson
American Football, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) West 1