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Chester Beach

Full name: Chester Beach
Gender: Male
Born: May 23, 1881 in San Francisco, California, United States
Died: August 6, 1956 in Brewster, New York, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Art Competitions

Related Olympians: Father of Beata Beach.


Chester Beach was the father of [Beata Beach]. He had studied in California first and then worked as a jewelry designer. He then studied in Paris from 1904-07. In the US he built a studio in Manhattan and became well-known as a sculptor in bronze and marble, and as a designer and engraver of American coins. In 1946 he was awarded the Saltus Medal of the Numismatic Society for his work in medals. In 1910 he had invented a small electric motor, which led to the development of kitchen mixers.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 46 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues United States USA AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 46 Amsterdam Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC L'Esprit des Jeux Grèques à Barbard
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