Margaret Abbott

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Margaret Ives Abbott (June 15, 1878 – June 10, 1955) was an American golfer.wikipedia
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Golf at the 1900 Summer Olympics

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She was the first American woman to win an Olympic event: the women's golf tournament at the 1900 Paris Games.
Not only was this the first time women were ever able to compete in the Olympic games, the women's division was won by Margaret Abbott of Chicago Golf Club.

1900 Summer Olympics

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She was the first American woman to win an Olympic event: the women's golf tournament at the 1900 Paris Games.
Margaret Ives Abbott, a student of art from Chicago, played in and won a nine-hole golf

Philip Dunne (writer)

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They had four children together: Finley Peter Dunne Jr., Peggy Dunne, Leonard Dunne, and Phillip Dunne, who later became a noted screenwriter.
Dunne was born in New York City, the son of Chicago syndicated columnist and humorist Finley Peter Dunne and Margaret Ives (Abbott) Dunne, a champion golfer and the daughter of the Chicago Tribune's book reviewer and novelist, Mary Ives Abbott.

Finley Peter Dunne

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Margaret Abbott married the writer Finley Peter Dunne on December 10, 1902.
On December 10, 1902, Dunne married Margaret Ives Abbott (1878–1955), a society woman in Chicago, prominent golfer, and 1900 Olympics winner.

Mary Abbott (golfer)

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Born in Calcutta, Abbot was the daughter of Charles and Mary Abbott.
She competed in the event while accompanying her daughter, gold medalist Margaret Abbott.

Chicago Golf Club

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The first American woman to win an Olympic event, Margaret Abbott, was a member at the Chicago Golf Club in the 1890s.

University of Florida

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Additionally, Abbott's victory was not well known until University of Florida professor and member of the Olympic Board of Directors Paula Welch researched the golfer and began to put together pieces of Abbott's life.


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Timeline of women's sports in the United States

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Margaret Abbott won a gold medal in golf; she was the first American woman to take first place in an Olympic event.

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Timeline of women's sports

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American Margaret Abbott won a gold medal in golf.

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