John Maxwell (golfer)

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John Maxwell
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Full nameJohn Riley Maxwell
Born(1871-07-16)July 16, 1871
Olena, Illinois, U.S.
DiedJune 3, 1906(1906-06-03) (aged 34)
Keokuk, Iowa, U.S.

John Riley Maxwell (July 16, 1871 – June 3, 1906) was an American golfer who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.

In 1904, Maxwell was part of the American team which won the silver medal. He finished 21st in this competition.

Maxwell won the inaugural Iowa Amateur in 1900[1] and the Trans-Mississippi Amateur in 1903.

Maxwell was inducted into the Iowa Golf Hall of Fame in 2011.

Maxwell died in Keokuk, Iowa.[2]


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