Margaret Abbott

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Birthday
15, 1876
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jun 10, 1955 (78)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
15, 1876
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jun 10, 1955 (78)

About

The first American woman to take first place in an Olympic event, she won the Women's Golf Tournament at the 1900 Olympics.

Before Fame

She was born in Calcutta, India but raised in the United States.

Trivia

She competed against her mother, Mary Perkins Ives Abbot, in the Golf Tournament, and her mother finished in a tie for seventh place.

Family Life

She married writer Finley Peter Dunne in 1902.

Associated With

She competed in the 1900 Olympics along with runner Alvin Kraenzlein.