William G. Beers

(1841-1900)

National Lacrosse Association was founded in 1867, using his rules written 7 years earlier

Founder of the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association, 1881, which soon affiliated a Montreal Chess Club

Sports Writer

Dentist, Professor of Dentistry at McGill

Source: Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

-CFC, 2011

 

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