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John Boles

Full name: John Keith Boles
Gender: Male
Born: January 31, 1888 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
Died: July 16, 1952 in San Antonio, Texas, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

A major in the army in 1924, John Boles is the only American trained in this country to ever have any success in the running deer event. Boles was a career army officer, joining in 1912 after serving in the Arkansas National Guard for several years. Boles served for several years in the Philippine Islands and had his first experiences there hunting big game, which became his hobby. Boles eventually reached the rank of colonel, although his son, John, Jr., would become a famous full general officer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 36 Paris Shooting Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres United States USA 12T
1924 Summer 36 Paris Shooting Men's Running Target, Single Shot United States USA 1 Gold
1924 Summer 36 Paris Shooting Men's Running Target, Single Shot, Team United States USA 3 Bronze
1924 Summer 36 Paris Shooting Men's Running Target, Double Shot United States USA 7T
1924 Summer 36 Paris Shooting Men's Running Target, Double Shot, Team United States USA 5

Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1924 Summer 36 Paris Shooting United States USA Final Standings 389

Men's Running Target, Single Shot

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1924 Summer 36 Paris Shooting United States USA Final Standings 40

Men's Running Target, Single Shot, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1924 Summer 36 Paris Shooting United States USA Final Standings 3 148 41

Men's Running Target, Double Shot

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1924 Summer 36 Paris Shooting United States USA Final Standings 64

Men's Running Target, Double Shot, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1924 Summer 36 Paris Shooting United States USA Final Standings 5 233 62