Perry McGillivray

Perry McGillivray

Perry McGillivray
Personal information
Nationality  United States
Born (1893-08-05)August 5, 1893
Chicago, Illinois
Died July 27, 1944(1944-07-27) (aged 50)
Maywood, Illinois
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Backstroke, freestyle, water polo
Club Illinois Athletic Club
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Perry McGillivray (August 5, 1893 – July 27, 1944) was an American competition swimmer and water polo player who represented the United States at the 1912 Summer Olympics and 1920 Summer Olympics.

In the 1912 Olympics he competed in the 100-metre freestyle and reached the semifinal. He also was a member of the United States' 4×200 m freestyle relay team, which won a silver medal.

Eight years later he was fourth in the 100-metre backstroke and won a gold medal as a member of the United States' 4×200 m freestyle relay team. He also played three matches in the United States water polo team, which got a fourth place.

See also

External links

  • Perry McGillivray – Olympic athlete profile at
  • Perry McGillivray (USA) – Honor Swimmer profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame

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