Full name: William Eugene "Billy" Dickey
Born: October 20, 1874 in New York, New York, United States
Died: May 13, 1944 in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Bill Dickey was a member of the New York AC when he won his Olympic gold with a plunge of 62-6 (19.05). He competed in swimming with his brother, Percy, who died rather young. Dickey married Kathryn Pinckney Dickinson in late 1900 at which time he was working as the manager of a boiler works. In 1910 they lived in Manhattan, with Dickey working as an occupation engineer. By the time of his registration for World War I they had moved to Seneca, New York, working as a sales manager for a pump works. He served during the war as an assistant engineer for the US Navy. He and his wife moved near Clearwater, Florida in their later years. For his military service Bill Dickey was buried at Arlington National Cemetary.
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