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John MacGilchrist

Full name: John MacGilchrist
Gender: Male
Born: July 12, 1893 in Stirling, Stirling, Great Britain
Died: May 1977 in Coronado, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Scottish-born John MacGilchrist studied architectural drawing, and in 1913 traveled to the United States to complete his degree in architecture at Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh. MacGilchrist was a prominent American aviation artist who fought in World War I as a Balloon Observer for the British Royal Air Corp. He survived over 200 hours of combat and chronicled images of war.

After the war, MacGilchrist returned to the United States to pursue his chosen profession as an architect in Philadelphia and New York. In 1926, though, he left architecture, to follow his yearnings, and returned to his romance with airplanes. After falling into obscurity during the Great Depression his career ended and his work was only re-discovered after his death.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 39 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event United States USA AC
1932 Summer 39 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event United States USA AC
1932 Summer 39 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event United States USA AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 39 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC Yankee Doodle
1932 Summer 39 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC Zooming
1932 Summer 39 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC The Race
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