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Fred Etchen
  • All-around shooting champion
  • Captain of the 1924 gold medal shooting team at the Paris Olympics
Etchen, Fred
Inducted 1961

Born: September 28, 1884 - Coffeyville, Kansas

Died: November 6, 1961 - Phoenix, Arizona

Overview

One of the top trapshooters in United States history, Coffeyville's Fred Etchen was captain of the gold medal-winning 1924 Olympic trapshooting team in Paris, winner of Kansas Trapshooting championships eight times in singles and 11 times in doubles and was a 10-time champion in All-Around and High-Over-All divisions.

Career Highlights

One of the top trapshooters in United States history, Coffeyville's Fred Etchen was captain of the gold medal-winning 1924 Olympic trapshooting team in Paris, winner of Kansas Trapshooting championships eight times in singles and 11 times in doubles and was a 10-time champion in All-Around and High-Over-All divisions.