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James  LEMON

 

 James Hanson Lemon nacque il 14 maggio del 1903 a Washington ed Ŕ stato un noto banchiere americano meglio conosciuto come uno dei proprietari della squadra americana di base ball dei Washington Senators.

 Nel 1925 si laure˛ in Scienze presso l'UniversitÓ di Princeton e durante gli anni '30 fu presidente della Washington Bridge League e nel 1939 anche della ACBL.

 Sposato con Marta Lane McGehee (13 agosto 1906 - 21 dicembre 1996), anche lei ottima bridgista, scomparve a Washington il 20 luglio del 1977.

 La coppia ha avuto un figlio e nel 1934 ha vinto il Chicago Mixed Board-A-Teams.

  James H. Lemon (May 14, 1903) was an investment banker from Washington, D.C.. He is best known as the co-owner of the Washington Senators of the American League with James Johnson from 1963 through 1967, and the principal owner in 1968.

 Lemon was born in Washington, D.C. in 1903. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Princeton University in 1925.

During the 1930s, Lemon was well known in the world of contract bridge, serving as president of the Washington Bridge League and, in 1939, of the American Contract Bridge League.

In 1963, Johnson and Lemon purchased the Senators franchise from Elwood Richard Quesada. After purchasing Johnson's share of the team in 1967, Lemon sold the franchise to Bob Short in 1968.

Lemon remained with the Senators as Chairman of the Board, retaining a minority interest in the team. Short later moved the Senators to Arlington, Texas, where they became the Texas Rangers.

Married Marta Lane McGehee (1906 - 1996) with a son, Lemon died in 1977 at Washington D.C.

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