J. Scott Leary
J. Scott Leary (born 29 December 1881, died at the age of 76 on 1 July 1958) was an American swimmer from San Francisco, California who won a bronze and silver medalist in the 1904 St. Louis Olympic Games. He was a member of the Olympic Club of San Francisco.
- He won a silver medal in the 50-yard freestyle at the 1904 St. Louis Olympic Games. His silver medal came in a second race after judges declared a dead heat in the first race between Imrich Zoltán von Halmay from Hungary and Leary.
- He won the bronze medal in the 100m freestyle at the 1904 St. Louis Olympic Games.
- On 18 July 1905, he became the first American to swim 100 yards in 60 seconds flat.