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William Withers

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameWilliam Temple•Withers, Jr.
Used nameWilliam•Withers
Born12 July 1864 in Lexington, Kentucky (USA)
Died18 February 1933 in Orlando, Florida (USA)
AffiliationsLexington Golf Club, Lexington (USA)
NOC(s) United States

Biography

William Withers was from the Lexington Golf Club in Lexington, Kentucky. He was born in Lexington, but died in Florida when he was 68-years-old. Withers did not make the match play at the 1904 Olympic golf tournament but qualified for the third flight in the consolation tournament, where he lost his first round match.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1904 Summer Olympics Golf Individual, Men Olympic AC USA William Withers
  Individual, Men Olympic (non-medal) =39
  Individual, Men Olympic (non-medal) =9

Research notes

Second try: What about William Temple Withers born c. 1865.

Seems to be prominent enough to me:

From Lexington, Kentucky per newspapers.

Possibly him:

From Kentucky death index:

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=palmspringsbum&id=I55037

Name: William Tilden Withers

Given Name: William Tilden

Surname: Withers

Sex: M

Birth: 7 Nov 1876 in Meade County, Kentucky

Death: Y

Occupation in censuses - farm labourer - unlikely that this man is a golfer.

Created: Taavi Kalju at January 02, 2010 15:35, Last edited: Taavi Kalju at January 09, 2010 14:58