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John Cady

Full name: John Deere Cady
Gender: Male
Born: January 26, 1866 in New York, New York, United States
Died: November 12, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Trans-Mississippi Golf Association / Rock Island Arsenal Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Golf

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

John Cady came from a very famous family. He was the great-grandson of Linus Yale, Sr., inventor of the famed Yale Lock, and was also the grandson of John Deere, the founder of the farm equipment company. Cady lived most of his life in Moline, Illinois, although he attended prep school at Andover. He was the founder of the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club, near Moline, a club he represented at the Olympics in 1904. Six times he won the championship of that club. His biggest golfing achievement, however, came in 1914 when he won the Trans-Mississippi Amateur championship. He also twice made it to the match play portion of the U.S. Amateur, surviving until the quarterfinals in 1903. In 1912 and 1913 he served a term as president of the Western Golf Association. While in Moline, Cady operated the family stone quarry until 1920, when he moved to Chicago. There he was in the brokerage business until his death.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 38 St. Louis Golf Men's Individual United States USA 16T
1904 Summer 38 St. Louis Golf Men's Team Trans-Mississippi Golf Association-2 USA 2 Silver

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank S
1904 Summer 38 St. Louis Golf United States Qualifying 27T 182
1904 Summer 38 St. Louis Golf United States Qualifying Round One 34T 93
1904 Summer 38 St. Louis Golf United States Qualifying Round Two 21T 89
1904 Summer 38 St. Louis Golf United States Round One Match #10 2

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank S
1904 Summer 38 St. Louis Golf Trans-Mississippi Golf Association-2 USA Final Standings 2 186
1904 Summer 38 St. Louis Golf Trans-Mississippi Golf Association-2 USA Round One 2 93
1904 Summer 38 St. Louis Golf Trans-Mississippi Golf Association-2 USA Round Two 2 93
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