Jackson Showalter

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Birthday
5, 1860
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Feb 5, 1935 (75)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
5, 1860
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Feb 5, 1935 (75)

About

Early American chess champion who was known as "The Kentucky Lion".

Before Fame

He began making a name for himself as a chess player in the late 1800s.

Trivia

He was a five time U.S. Chess Champion, holding the title in 1890, 1892, 1892–1894, 1895-1896 and 1906–1909.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Kentucky.

Associated With

He was proceeded by other strong American players such as Arthur Bisguier.