Full name: Erich Herman Federschmidt
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: June 14, 1895 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 1962 in Martin County, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Pennsylvania Barge Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: United States
Related Olympians: Brother of Franz Federschmidt.
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
The 6-3 (1.90) Erich Federschmidt began rowing in 1916 with the Penn Barge Club. World War I intervened and he did not row at all for the next three years, serving in the medical corps in the army He began rowing again in 1920, qualifying for the Olympic team. After the Olympics he jumped to the Undine Barge Club, but retired shortly thereafter.
|1920 Summer||24||Antwerpen||Rowing||Men's Coxed Fours||United States||USA||2||Silver|
|1920 Summer||24||Antwerpen||Rowing||United States||USA||Final||6:58.0|
|1920 Summer||24||Antwerpen||Rowing||United States||USA||Semi-Finals||Heat Three||7:17.4|