Walter M. Jeffords, Sr.

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Walter M. Jeffords
Born August 8, 1883
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
United States
Died September 28, 1960 (1960-09-29) (aged 77)
Glen Riddle, Pennsylvania,
United States
Education Yale University
Known for Exemplar of Racing,
Faraway Farm
Board member of
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Thoroughbred Club of America
Spouse(s) Sarah Dobson Fiske
Children Walter M. Jeffords, Jr.

Walter Morrison Jeffords, Sr. (August 8, 1883 - September 28, 1960) was a successful Investment banker and owner/breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses who, in partnership with his wife's uncle, Samuel Riddle, purchased and operated Faraway Farm near Lexington Kentucky where they stood Man o' War.[1]

Jeffords is one of only five people to be named an Exemplar of Racing by the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.[2]

His former estate is now Ridley Creek State Park.