Hogenson in 1904
|Representing the United States|
|1904 St. Louis||60 metres|
|1904 St. Louis||100 metres|
|1904 St. Louis||200 metres|
William "Bill" P. Hogenson (October 26, 1884 – October 14, 1965) was an American athlete and sprinter, who competed in the early twentieth century. He won a silver medal in Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics in the men's 60 m dash, but was beaten by Archie Hahn, who took gold. He also won two bronze medals, over 100 m and 200 m, both distances won by Archie Hahn of the United States.
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