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Charlie Kieffer

Full name: Charles M. "Charlie" Kieffer
Gender: Male
Born: August 11, 1910 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 8, 1975 in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Pennsylvania Barge Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Charlie Kieffer won his first national title as a member of the All-Philadelphia prep eight which took the National High School Championship in 1927. He rowed for several more years, mostly with the Penn AC, and was a member of their eight which won the World Championships in Belgium in 1930, setting a record for the fastest time over a 2,000 meter course. At the 1932 Olympics, Kieffer was partnered by Joe Schauers and coxed by Ed Jennings en route to the gold medal. He later became a banker, serving as President of the Union Bank and Trust Company in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, and also worked as wage tax collector for Milford Township.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Joe Schauers Final 8:25.8