Full name: William Evans Garrett Gilmore
Born: February 16, 1895 in Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 5, 1969 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Bachelors Barge Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)
Garrett Gilmore started rowing in 1919 when he joined the Bachelor’s Barge Club. His first national titles came the following year when he won in some junior and intermediate shells. But Gilmore won many titles as a senior, including five national senior titles in the single sculls and several more in the doubles. At the 1924 Olympics he was beaten by the great British oarsman, [Jack Beresford], but at the 1932 Olympics he teamed with [Ken Myers] to take the gold medal. Gilmore’s career was as a real estate broker.