Denis St George Daly

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Gold medal – first place 1900 Paris Team competition

Denis St George Daly (5 September 1862 – 16 April 1942) was an Irish polo player in the 1900 Summer Olympics.

Biography[edit]

Denis St George Daly was the son of the second Baron Dunsandle and Clanconal but as his parents were unmarried at the time of his birth he could not inherit the title.[1] From 1925-34 he was Joint Master of the Heythrop Hunt. He was part of the Foxhunters Hurlingham polo team which won the gold medal.[2][3]

He gained the rank of Major in the 18th Hussars. He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant for County Galway. He held the office of Justice of the Peace for Oxfordshire. He lived at Dunsandle, Atheny, County Galway, Ireland and at Over Norton Park, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Person Page". Thepeerage.com. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Wayback Machine" (PDF). Web.archive.org. 27 December 2008. Archived from the original on 27 December 2008. Retrieved 28 August 2017. 
  3. ^ Profile, databaseolympics.com; accessed 7 July 2017.