Larry Palmer

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLaurence James "Larry"•Palmer
Used nameLarry•Palmer
Born7 January 1938 in Malden, Massachusetts (USA)
AffiliationsUnited States Military Academy, West Point (USA)
NOC United States


Larry Palmer received a commission to the U.S. Military Academy from which he graduated in 1959. After leaving West Point, he put in his required three years in the service, but found time to play on the 1960 Olympic team as well as the 1961 U.S. team at the World Championships. Palmer left the army in 1964 and had a very successful career as an investment banker and counselor


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) USA Larry Palmer
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold

Special Notes


Some sources claim he was born in Wakefield, Massachusetts.