Maurice E. McLoughlin

Maurice E. McLoughlin

Birth
Carson City, Carson City, Nevada, USA
Death 10 Dec 1957 (aged 67)
Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Alpine Meadow, 105 (near curb)
Memorial ID 7236526 · View Source
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Professional Tennis Player. Born in Carson City, Nevada, he was a tennis player most noted for introducing the aggressive serve and overhead volley to the sport. McLoughlin was the first male tennis champion from the western United States and won the Wimbledon Championship in 1911. Nicknamed "California Comet", he won three back to back singles and doubles championships (1912-14) and was ranked the number one tennis player in the world in 1914. He died at age 67 in Hermosa Beach, California and is a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 5 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7236526
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maurice E. McLoughlin (7 Jan 1890–10 Dec 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7236526, citing Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .