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Henry Welsford

Full name: Henry Reed Welsford
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Born: June 14, 1900 in Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 1974 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Pennsylvania Barge Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Henry Welsford started rowing on the plebe crew at the U.S. Naval Academy in 1920, although he left school before graduating. He then joined the Malta Boat Club in 1921 and rowed for them until 1924 when he was recruited by the Bachelor’s Barge Club to make up a four-oared shell for the 1924 Olympic Trials.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 23 Paris Rowing Men's Coxed Fours United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1924 Summer 23 Paris Rowing United States USA Final Round at two metres
1924 Summer 23 Paris Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 7:19.0
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