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CHAMPION AT RACQUETS LOST.

Chicago Tribune

[BY CABLE TO THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE]

 
London, April 17---Among the Titanic’s passengers was Charles Williams, the professional racquet champion of the world who was on his way to New York to play Standing, the American champion for a stake of $5,000.

[The racquets champ survived; he died in Chicago in 1935.]

Chicago Tribune, Thursday, April 18, 1912:

Related Biographies:

Charles Eugene Williams

Acknowledgements

Thomas E. Golembiewski

Citation

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