Gehrig, Adeline

Adeline Gehrig won 4 consecutive foil titles


Adeline Gehrig is the only woman in US foil history to win 4 consecutive titles. She then retired. Adeline Gehrig represented the New York Turn Verein.
Adeline Gehrig

Adeline Gehrig, 1924 Olympic Team
Photo from collection of Michael Bowlby



Alice Glienke (R) and Adeline [Adelaide?] Gehrig (L), both US female fencing champions in the 1920s. Gehrig competed in the first Olympics open to women in 1924. (From the Maine Historical Society)