David Hesser

David A. Hesser (January 1884 – February 13, 1908) was an American water polo player and swimmer who represented the United States at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, Missouri.

David Hesser
Personal information
Full nameDavid A. Hesser
National teamUnited States
BornJanuary 1884
Died(1908-02-13)February 13, 1908 (aged 24)
StrokesFreestyle, water polo
ClubNew York Athletic Club

At the 1904 Olympics, Hesser was sponsored by the New York Athletic Club, and was a member of the NYAC Olympic water polo team that won the gold medal in the event. He was also a member of the NYAC Olympic relay team in the men's 4x50-yard freestyle relay which finished fourth in the event final.

Hesser died in 1908, at the age of 24.[1]


  1. Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, David Hesser. Retrieved May 11, 2015.
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