Person record: POCOCK, George  (1891-1976)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameGeorge Yeoman POCOCK
Gendermale
Relevance of this personrowing champion; subject of lantern slides 
Main period of activityN/A
NotesPocock 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'. 
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
23 March 1891born atTeddington, Middlesex, England
19 March 197684died atSeattle, Washington, U.S.A.
Slide images showing this person United Kingdom 100 Sculling Handicap -- George Pocock -- Winner -- slide 13 of <em>Tyler's topical slides: series 15</em> (news: Walter Tyler, at least 17 slides, 24 April 1909)
Lucerna ID no. 6001176Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016