Full name: Robert Daniel "Dan" Zehr, Sr.
Born: April 18, 1916 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Died: August 4, 2001 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Affiliations: Fort Wayne YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association)
Country: United States
Dan Zehr swam the 100 backstroke at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics, as a 16-year-old high school student. He swam for the Fort Wayne YMCA in 1932. Zehr later attended Northwestern University, where he was named All-American in 1936, after winning the 1936 NCAA title in the 150 yard backstroke. Zehr was 1933 AAU Champion in the 220 yard backstroke both indoors and out. In 1984 he became a charter member of the Northwestern University Athletic Hall of Fame.
|1932 Summer||16||Los Angeles||Swimming||Men's 100 metres Backstroke||United States||USA||4|
|1932 Summer||16||Los Angeles||Swimming||United States||Final||4||1:10.9|
|1932 Summer||16||Los Angeles||Swimming||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||2||Q||1:11.6|
|1932 Summer||16||Los Angeles||Swimming||United States||Round One||Heat Two||1||Q||1:09.9|