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Person: POCOCK, George  (1891-1976)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
George Yeoman POCOCK
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
rowing champion; subject of lantern slides
Main period of activity
N/A
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
23 March 1891
born at
19 March 1976
84
died at
Slides showing image of this person
slide image -- United Kingdom £100 Sculling Handicap -- George Pocock -- Winner
Slide set reference

image appears in: Tyler's topical slides: series 15 (news: Walter Tyler, at least 17 slides, 24 April 1909)

Notes
Pocock emigrated to Canada in 1911 and later to the U.S.A., where he later founded a successful company building racing boats. The George Pocock Foundation website (www.pocockfoundation.org) says that at his death 'no other person had had a greater influence on American rowing'.
Lucerna ID  6001176

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 1 November 2013

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