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Ed Glover

Full name: Edward Chester "Ed" Glover
Gender: Male
Born: March 1, 1885 in Emsworth, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 31, 1940 in Crown Point, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: Chicago AA, Chicago (USA) / Purdue Boilermakers, West Lafayette, Indiana (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Ed Glover entered Purdue in January 1903, but did not graduate. He later competed for the Chicago AA, winning the 1905 AAU pole vault. At the 1906 Olympics he could not repeat the form he had shown at home and placed third behind the world record holder, [Fernand Gonder] (FRA), and [Bruno Söderström] of Sweden. Glover later became a lawyer in Lake County, Indiana, and served two terms as mayor of Crown Point, Indiana (1921-29). He also did public service as secretary of the Crown Point Republican Central Committee and as deputy county recorder in 1920.

Personal Best\: PV – 3.66 (1907).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1906 Summer 21 Athina Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H
1906 Summer 21 Athina Athletics United States Final Standings 3 3.350
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