|Birth name||Ernest Faber Fookes|
|Date of birth||31 May 1874|
|Place of birth||Waverley, New Zealand|
|Date of death||3 March 1948(aged 73)|
|Place of death||New Plymouth, New Zealand|
|Height||5 ft 8 1⁄2 in (174 cm)|
|Weight||11 st 10 lb (164 lb; 74 kg)|
|School||Heath Grammar School|
|University||Owen's College, Manchester|
|Rugby union career|
Born in Waverley, Taranaki, New Zealand, Fookes travelled to England at the age of 15 where he received his college education before gaining his qualifications as a medical doctor in 1899. He married Winifred Laura Capel in 1905 and they had three children, Sydney, Kenneth and Ernestine.
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