George Adee

Born:
January 04, 1874
Died:
July 31, 1948
Place of Birth:
Stonington, Connecticut
United States
Citizenship:
United States
Induction Category:
Contributor
Year of Induction:
1964

George Adee, an outstanding amateur tennis player in the 1900s, as well as an All-American quarterback at Yale University, became Chairman of the U.S. Davis Cup Committee, the USNLTA Amateur Rules Committee, and other prominent American tennis activities. He was elected to the Hall of Fame for those endeavors and served as President of the USNLTA for four years (1916-19). He played in the U.S. Championships six times and served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War and World War I.

Contributions

  • Named All-American Quarterback while a student at Yale University 1894
  • USLTA President 1916-1919
  • USLTA Chairman of the Davis Cup Committee
  • USLTA Chairman of the Amateur Rules Committee

	

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