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Arthur Gallagher

Full name: Arthur Anthony Gallagher
Gender: Male
Born: July 5, 1918 in New York, New York, United States
Died: January 12, 1996 in Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Penn AC, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing


Arthur Gallagher rowed in the bow seat for the Penn AC in Philadelphia. He started rowing in his teens to overcome the effects of polio. In 1940 Gallagher was on the eight and coxed fours that won the US Olympic Trials but could not compete at the Olympics when they were cancelled due to World War II. In his 20s he took over his father’s trucking business, and ran E. A. Gallagher & Sons trucking until he retired. He was known as an innovative businessman and a tough executive. Gallagher once broke a company strike by driving a truck through the picket line.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 30 London Rowing Men's Double Sculls United States USA 2 h1 r3/4

Men's Double Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1948 Summer 30 London Rowing United States USA Joe Angyal Semi-Finals Heat One 8:07.3
1948 Summer 30 London Rowing United States USA Joe Angyal Round One Heat Four 7:01.3
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