Name: Asa Smith Bushnell
DOB: 2/2/1900
Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio
Hometown: Springfield, Ohio
College: Princeton University
Olympic Experience
  • U.S. Olympic Committee Secretary Treasurer, 1945-65
  • U.S. Olympic Committee Board of Directors, 1945-70
Personal: His grandfather and namesake, Asa Smith Bushnell, was the 40th Governor of Ohio...Graduated from Princeton University in 1921...Worked first in banking as a teller and then director of a bank in Springfield, Ohio...Served as editor of Princeton’s alumni magazine for five years...Named graduate manager of the Princeton Athletic Association in 1927...Appointed commissioner of the Eastern College Athletic Conference upon its inception in 1938...Formulated a revised college football code that was nationally adopted in 1945...Sat on the United States Olympic Committee’s Board of Directors from 1945-70...Awarded the Olympic Torch Award in 1966...Father two children, Asa and Barbara.