Mitchell, Maxine


(1917-1991) - AFLA national foil champion (1952, '54, '55, '58). Member, U.S. Olympic team (1952, '56, '60). Finalist, Olympic foil individual (1952) - sixth place

 

MAXINEMITCHELLandMORI1.jpg

 

Mrs. Maxine Mitchell, 51, a member of the U.S. Olympic women's fencing team, on the sex tests prior to the Games: "I must admit I was worried for a while. I have four children and eight grandchildren. I wondered what I was going to tell them. 'Call me grandpa'?" 
from Sports IIlustrated


Maxine Mitchell and Janice York Romary
This photo is a gift from Grant Mitchell, Maxine's son
Maxine-Mitchell-Janice-York-Romary.jpg

 

 

1967 US Pan Am Games Women's Foil Team

Left to Right: Veronica Smith, Harriet King, Jan Romary, Maxine Mitchell

 

PANamTEAM4women1967A.jpg


 

Coach McKee and his Cavaliers in southern California with Olympian Maxine Mitchell (3rd from right) 

McKEEandCAVALIERSinLA1.jpg

 

 

 

Welcome to the US Fencing Hall of Fame

 


 


 

Fencing in Shreveport



 

 

Museum of American Fencing YouTube Channel

 

 


 

The US Fencing Hall of Fame is operated by
USA Fencing Historian
Andy Shaw

 

 

 

 

 


 


US Fencing Hall of Fame, located inside
the Museum of
American Fencing
1413 Fairfield Ave,
Shreveport Louisiana
(318) 227-7575

Email Andy Shaw


 

 

 

 

 


 

The US Fencing Hall of Fame is operated by USA Fencing Historian Andy Shaw
:: 1413 Fairfield Ave, Shreveport Louisiana (318) 227-7575 ::


Website designed and maintained by Paige Bass and hosted by S-B Computer Hero!