Oscar Brockmeyer

Oscar Bernard Brockmeyer (November 13, 1883 – January 10, 1954) was an American amateur soccer player who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics. He was the son of Dora (Luebbering) and Bernard Henry Brockmeyer, His Grandparents moved from Glane, Germany to St. Louis, Missouri. He had 4 brothers and 3 sisters. He is also the grandson of Johann Friedrich Lübbering.

Oscar Brockmeyer
The soccer team that won the Silver Medal at the 1904 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full name Oscar Bernard Brockmeyer
Date of birth November 13, 1883
Place of birth St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Position(s) Defender
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1904 Christian Brothers Cadets 4 (0)
1905 Missouri Tigers
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1904 United States 4 (0)
Olympic medal record
Men's Soccer
Silver medal – second place 1904 St. Louis Team competition

In 1904 he was a member of the Christian Brothers College team, which won the silver medal in the soccer tournament. He played all four matches as a defender. Oscar graduated in 1904 at C.B.C and went to the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, he had a scholarship there, and played soccer for the Varsity in 1905.[1]

When he came home, he went to work at the City Hall of St. Louis as a draftsman.

Personal lifeEdit

He married Florence Louise Hoevel (1883–1952) and they had the following children:

  • Oscar Bernard Brockmeyer, jr. (1919–1984),
  • Charles E. Brockmeyer (1922–1978).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oscar Brockmeyer". Olympedia. Retrieved February 14, 2021.

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