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William Grenfell

Full name:William Henry Grenfell
Born:30th October 1855, Belgravia, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Died:9th January 1945, Panshanger, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, England
Education:Harrow School; Balliol College, Oxford University
Other Sports:Member of GB team which won silver medal in men's team epee in 1906 Olympics; amateur punting champion 1888-89-90. Rowing for Oxford; President of the Oxford University Boat Club and Oxford University Athletic Club
Biography:MP for Salisbury 1880-86, for Hereford 1892-93, for Wycombe 1900-05. He was created 1st Baron Desborough, of Taplow, in 1905. President of Amateur Fencing Assocn 1902-06, of Lawn Tennis Assocn, and of Amateur Athletic Assocn 1930-36. Chairman of organising committee for London Olympic Games 1908. Chairman of Thames Conservancy 1904-37, and President of International Navigation Congress 1923. MCC President 1911-12.
Teams:Earl of Coventry's XI (Miscellaneous: 1873); Harrow School (Miscellaneous: 1873-1874); Old Harrovians (Miscellaneous: 1874); I Zingari (Miscellaneous: 1874-1883); AJ Webbe's XI (Miscellaneous: 1875); Maidenhead (Miscellaneous: 1876-1879); Harlequins (Miscellaneous: 1877-1879); All teams
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