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Hall of Fame - Alfred P. Lane

Date of Birth: September 26, 1891

Hometown: New York, New York

Events: 50m Free Pistol, 30m Rapid Fire Pistol

Personal: Alfred Page "Al" Lane was born to Frederic and Louise Lane in 1891 in New York. As a young boy, Lane began shooting at the Manhattan Rifle and Revolver Association, training in pistol. By the age of 19, Lane was already dominating the United States Revolver Association (USRA) Championship matches. After the 1912 Olympics, Lane continued to win the USRA Championships and held the three-year win streak.

After his sucessfull career at the Olympic level, Lane was employed by Remington Arms, as not only an advertisement but also as the head of the photography department for their magazine publisher. His medals are still proudly on display in the National Rifle Associations National Firearms Museum.

Lane is shown coaching Police Officers in the photograph above.

Competition Highlights

  • 1912 Olympic Games - Gold - 50m Free Pistol
  • 1912 Olympic Games - Gold team - 50m Free Pistol
  • 1912 Olympic Games - Gold - 30m Rapid Fire Pistol
  • 1920 Olympic Games - Bronze - 50m Free Pistol
  • 1920 Olympic Games - Gold team - 50m Free Pistol
  • 1920 Olympic Games - Gold team - 30m Rapid Fire Pistol

 

 

 

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