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Sam Ewing

Full name: Samuel Evans "Sam" Ewing, Jr.
Gender: Male
Born: July 27, 1906 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 6, 1981 in Delray Beach, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Merion Cricket Club, Haverford (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Sam Ewing was from Philadelphia and a member of the Merion Cricket Club in 1932 when he played fullback for the Olympic field hockey team. Ewing was a Princeton graduate, class of '27, who later attended Penn Law School, but was an accomplished all-round athlete. He was a well-known soccer, tennis and squash player on the East Coast and while at Princeton he quarterbacked the football team for two years, as well as playing on the tennis team for four years and the basketball team for one year. Ewing practiced law until the outbreak of World War II, at which time he enlisted as a private. He eventually rose to the rank of major and received five campaign stars and the Bronze Star medal for his service. After the war, Ewing became associated with RCA, with whom he remained as an executive for many years. He also became influential in Philadelphia politics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey Men's Hockey United States USA 3 Bronze
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Hockey Men's Hockey United States USA 10T

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Final Standings 3 1932-08-04 2 0
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #2 2 1932-08-08 JPN 9, USA 2 0
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #3 2 1932-08-11 IND 24, USA 1 0
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Hockey United States USA Final Standings 10T 1936-08-04 2 0
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Hockey United States USA Group A Match #1 2 1936-08-05 JPN 5, USA 1 0
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Hockey United States USA Group A Match #6 2 1936-08-10 HUN 3, USA 1 0