|Basic biographical summary of this person
|Full name||George Yeoman POCOCK|
|Relevance of this person||rowing champion; subject of lantern slides |
|Main period of activity||N/A|
|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'. |
|23 March 1891||born at||Teddington, Middlesex, England|
|19 March 1976||84||died at||Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.|
|Slide images showing this person|| |
|Lucerna ID no. 6001176||Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016|
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