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William Spengler

Full name: William Frederick Spengler
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Born: March 31, 1889 in New York, New York, United States
Died: May 3, 1979
Affiliations: New York Police Department
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing


William Spengler was a New York City police officer at the time of the 1920 Olympics, and worked in that job up to the time of World War II. He served in the Army for the last year of World War I but was released from the military in 1919. Spengler later retired well upstate to Long Lake, New York, but he died and was buried near Santa Barbara, California.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Boxing Men's Heavyweight United States USA 4

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1920-08-23 Spengler (USA) , Creusen (BEL) knock-out 3
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Boxing United States USA Round One Match #5 1 1920-08-21 Spengler (USA) bye
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