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Charles Chadwick

Full name: Charles Chadwick
Gender: Male
Born: November 19, 1874 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 28, 1953 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Yale Bulldogs, New Haven (USA) / NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Tug-Of-War, Athletics

Biography

Charles Chadwick was a weight-thrower for Yale and later the New York AC. He won the IC4A hammer throw in 1896 and also placed in that meet in 1894 (second) and 1897 (third). Chadwick also starred as a football player at Yale, even playing one year while he was in law school.

Chadwick was admitted to the New York Bar in 1899, and also worked as a sports writer for the New York World and New York Sun. In law he became deputy assistant district attorney for New York City from 1902-06 and was assistant corporate counsel for the city in 1908-09. Chadwick was also a writer, especially of short stories, but he wrote two novels, The Cactus, and The Moving House of Foscaldo. He later became a director of the New York AC and a well-known sports administrator in the New York area. Chadwick was a member of the Bar Association of the City of New York, the Connecticut State Bar Association, the Author’s League of America, and the Author’s Guild.

Personal Best: HT – 44.45 (145-10) (1899).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War New York Athletic Club-4 USA 4
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Athletics Men's Shot Put United States USA 5
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Athletics Men's 56-pound Weight Throw United States USA 5
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Athletics Men's Hammer Throw United States USA 4

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Tug-Of-War New York Athletic Club-4 USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1904-08-31 Mitchel (USA) , Jones (USA) , Feuerbach (USA) , Dieges (USA) , Chadwick (USA) , Thias (USA) , Jacobs (USA) , Haberkorn (USA) , Friede (USA) , Kugler (GER)
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Tug-Of-War New York Athletic Club-4 USA Final Round Match #1 2 1904-09-01 Seiling (USA) , Olson (USA) , Magnusson (USA) , Johnson (USA) , Flanagan (USA) , Mitchel (USA) , Jones (USA) , Feuerbach (USA) , Dieges (USA) , Chadwick (USA)
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Tug-Of-War New York Athletic Club-4 USA Classification Round 2-3 Match #2 2 1904-09-01 Upshaw (USA) , Seiling (USA) , Rose (USA) , Rodenberg (USA) , Braun (USA) , Mitchel (USA) , Jones (USA) , Feuerbach (USA) , Dieges (USA) , Chadwick (USA)

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 5

Men's 56-pound Weight Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 5

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1904 Summer 29 St. Louis Athletics United States Final Standings 4 42.78 140-4½
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