Daniel MacAdam

(1885-1985)

Year Book 1946-47: Chess Federation of Canada2000 Canadian Chess Hall of Fame

1985 Achieved his ambition of living to age 100; in his lifetime, was the longest lived Canadian chess player (died at 100 years, 5 months, 16 days)

1977 Received Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal for contributions in the field of chess

1967-75 Chair, Chess Foundation of Canada

Raised funds for Canadian chess through the Chess Foundation of Canada


1962 Compiled Directory of Chess Players in Canada

Founder and editor 1947-56 of Canadian Chess Chat (originally Maritime Chess News, later Maritime Chess Chat)

Express messenger for Canadian Pacific Railway

1889 Arrived in Canada (born St. Paul, Minnesota, USA)

 

Source: Bulletin 2, 1974.01-02, Chess Federation of Canada, p. 13.

Contributor: Lynn Stringer

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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