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William Scott O'Connor

Full name: William Scott O'Connor
Gender: Male
Born: May 23, 1864 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 16, 1939 in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: Fencers Club, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Along with Graeme Hammond, W. Scott O'Connor co-founded the Amateur Fencers League of America in 1891, and served as its secretary from its inception until 1925. He was the first AFLA champion in foil individual in 1892 and added the épée title in 1905. A long-time member of the New York Fencers Club, he was a member of the AFLA national championship épée team in 1908. In 1940, the AFLA dedicated the new national trophy in épée individual to W. Scott O'Connor; a twin to the cup offered in honor of Graeme Hammond for sabre individual.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 40 St. Louis Fencing Men's Single Sticks, Individual United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Single Sticks, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW
1904 Summer 40 St. Louis Fencing United States USA Final Standings 2 1904-09-08 8
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