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Ed Greathouse

Full name: Elery Guy "Ed" Greathouse
Gender: Male
Born: October 26, 1899 in Roane County, West Virginia, United States
Died: 1954 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Washington YMCC
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing


Ed Greathouse was the 1924 AAU Champion, which qualified him for the 1924 US Olympic team. In Paris, he won his first match but went out in the second round. Greathouse later had a brief professional career, fighting twice, that is known, losing both bouts, one in 1925 and one in 1930.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 24 Paris Boxing Men's Heavyweight United States USA 5T

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR
1924 Summer 24 Paris Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 1924-07-18 Porzio (ARG) , Greathouse (USA)
1924 Summer 24 Paris Boxing United States USA Round One Match #4 1 1924-07-15 Greathouse (USA) , Galinat (FRA) decision
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