|Birth: ||Jul. 17, 1915|
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
|Death: ||May 18, 1995|
Dorothy Poynton was born the daughter of Richard Ernest and Alice Edith Hall Poynton in Salt Lake City, Utah the youngest daughter of the family. Both her parents came here from England when her older siblings were youngsters. Her only younger sibling, William Poynton, died within an hour of birth. Married first husband Nelson Hill in 1934 and second husband Gerald or Jerry Tueber in 1942. She competed in and won three Summer Olympics diving cometitions (1928-Silver medal for 3 metre springboard, 1932-Gold medal for 10 metre platform, and 1936-Gold medal for 10 metre platform and Bronze medal for 3 metre springboard) She was just 14 years old in her first Olympics in 1928.
Sister to Lillian Poynton Heeding.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles County
Created by: Terri Brimhall
Record added: May 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36976831