Breckinridge, Col. Henry

Col. Henry Breckinridge
(1886-1960) – AFLA national outdoor epee champion (1930); national medalist in foil and epee six times. Member, US. Olympic team (1920, ’24, ’28) and captain (1928). Member, Olympic bronze medal-winning foil team (1920). Second president of the AFLA (1925-30). Assistant secretary of war to President Woodrow Wilson.



5 US Epee Olympians in Amsterdam at the 1928 Olympic Games. 

left to right:  Allen Milner, Arthur St. Clair Lyon, Henry Breckinridge, George Calnan, Edward Barnett.
This photo was a gift from Mrs. George Calnan to Coach Simonian at Ohio State University.  Mr. Simonian donated it to our Museum a few years’ ago.