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William Law Anderson
Birth: Oct. 21, 1879, Scotland
Death: Oct. 25, 1910
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Professional Golfer. He holds the all time record for winning the U.S. Open Golf Championship in three consecutive years. He sailed for America at the age of 16 aboard the S.S. Pomeranian from Glasgow, Scotland arriving at Ellis Island in March of 1896. He is the first golfer to win four U.S. Opens, with victories in 1901, 1903, 1904 and 1905. He is still the only man to win three consecutive U.S. Opens. He is an original member of the PGA Hall of Fame and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1975. (bio by: Sharon) 
Note: Erected by the Eastern Professional Golfers Association. Anderson died of arteriosclerosis at his home in Chestnut Hill near Philadelphia, aged 31 years.
Ivy Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Originally Created by: Sharon
Record added: Apr 28, 2007
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R.I.P. William Anderson
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 Added: Mar. 19, 2011
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