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Billy Dickey

Full name: William Eugene "Billy" Dickey
Gender: Male
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: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

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.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Swimming Men's Plunge For Distance United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Plunge For Distance

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Swimming United States Final 1 19.05