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 Beals C. Wright

Beals C. Wright

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 23 Aug 1961 (aged 81)
Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Burial Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 11752 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Tennis Player. Born Beals Coleman Wright, he was a professional tennis player and the son of Baseball Hall of Fame legend George Wright. In 1890, he traveled with his father George to California where he played at and won the Delmonte Tennis Championship in Monterey. Wright played at the 1904 St. Louis Olympics, where he won the gold medals in both the singles and doubles tournaments. From 1904 to 1906, he won three consecutive singles US Championship titles at the tournament now known as the Cincinnati Masters. In 1956, he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. He died in Alton, Illinois, at age 81.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11752
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Beals C. Wright (19 Dec 1879–23 Aug 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11752, citing Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .