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Frank Newton

Full name: Francis Clement "Frank" Newton
Gender: Male
Born: January 3, 1874 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Died: August 3, 1946 in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Affiliations: Trans-Mississippi Golf Association / Seattle Country Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Golf

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Frank Newton attended George Washington University and later Johns Hopkins. He worked as a chemist for several firms, but eventually took over as general manager of the Frink Corp., a lighting fixture company. He went on to become president and chairman of the board of Frink, and later served on the board of several of its subsidiaries. Newton had an excellent career and it was one of the longest competitive careers of any of the 1904 Olympians. He moved to California in 1905 and in 1910 won the California Amateur as well as the Pacific Northwest Amateur. In 1915 he moved east, to Massachusetts, where he went on to win the 1923 North & South Amateur, the 1925 Mid-South Amateur, and the 1926 New England Amateur. In addition to golf, Newton was known as an expert tennis player

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 30 St. Louis Golf Men's Individual United States USA 3T Bronze
1904 Summer 30 St. Louis Golf Men's Team Trans-Mississippi Golf Association-2 USA 2 Silver

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank HU/TP S
1904 Summer 30 St. Louis Golf United States Qualifying 3 164
1904 Summer 30 St. Louis Golf United States Qualifying Round One 1T 80
1904 Summer 30 St. Louis Golf United States Qualifying Round Two 10T 84
1904 Summer 30 St. Louis Golf United States Round One Match #16 1 8 & 7
1904 Summer 30 St. Louis Golf United States Round Two Match #8 1 6 & 5
1904 Summer 30 St. Louis Golf United States Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 2 & 1
1904 Summer 30 St. Louis Golf United States Semi-Finals Match #2 2

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank S
1904 Summer 30 St. Louis Golf Trans-Mississippi Golf Association-2 USA Final Standings 2 172
1904 Summer 30 St. Louis Golf Trans-Mississippi Golf Association-2 USA Round One 2 84
1904 Summer 30 St. Louis Golf Trans-Mississippi Golf Association-2 USA Round Two 2 88
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