George Maxwell "The One Armed Wonder"

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George Maxwell "The One Armed Wonder"

Post by Drew Hause » Wed May 29, 2019 2:47 pm

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May 30, 1908 Sporting Life using a Remington Hammerless
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Ninth annual Grand American Handicap of the Interstate Association, Columbus, O June 22-26, 1908
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Professional Championship –
Fred Gilbert and R. R. Barber, of Iowa, tied in the professional championship. Both made 188 out of 200, and in the shoot-off Gilbert broke 20 birds straight and Barber 17.
Amateur Championship - George Roll, 183 /200 19 ex 20 shoot-off.
High Average - George Maxwell (Remington hammerless double), Hastings, Neb. 485 / 520
Grand American Handicap - Fred Harlow, Newark, O. tied 92/100 (Remington Autoloading gun). Woolfolk Henderson (Parker) 2nd in a shoot-off; Tom Marshall and George Maxwell (both with U.M.C. shells) tied with 4 others at 91.

November 6, 1909 Sporting Life “The One Armed Wonder”
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The professional yearly average for 1912 at singles was computed on not less than 2000 single targets shot from the 16-yard mark at the Southern Handicap, Grand American Handicap, Eastern Handicap, Western Handicap, Pacific Coast Handicap and the Post Season tournament.
PROFESSIONALS
Crosby, W. R., O’Fallon, Ills.. .9760 - Parker
Maxwell, G. W., Hastings, Neb .9655 - Remington Pump
Clark, Homer, Alton, Ills. .9650 - Winchester
Heer, Wm. H., Guthrie, Okla..9650 - Remington Pump

July 26, 1913 Sporting Life
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George Maxwell, the noted one-armed professional, has had the peculiar record of having broken 174 straight targets three times this year, always falling on the 175th. The third time was in the Indian tournament.
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Re: George Maxwell "The One Armed Wonder"

Post by Drew Hause » Thu May 30, 2019 6:44 pm

1913 Eastern Handicap Maxwell is #8
https://books.google.com/books?id=3f9j9-UwlIEC&pg=PA118

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Left to right: George Maxwell, John Phillip Sousa, Henry Jones, George Waddell, Walter Heep (Professional Championship at the 1913 GAH). Courtesy of Randy Davis

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