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Rex Beach

Full name: Rex Ellingwood Beach
Gender: Male
Born: September 1, 1877 in Atwood, Michigan, United States
Died: December 7, 1949 in Sebring, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Chicago AA, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Rex Beach attended Rollins College in Florida and then law school at the Chicago College of Law and the Kent College of Law. He practice only briefly as a lawyer, moving to Alaska where he prospected for gold. He then turned to writing. His first novel, The Spoilers, was based on his true experiences from his prospecting in Nome. Throughout the early 1900s, his adventure novels were very popular and made him a wealthy man. Several of the books were adapted into movies. He and his wife settled in Florida, and two years after her death, Beach took his own life.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Water Polo Men's Water Polo Chicago Athletic Association-2 USA 2 Silver

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Water Polo Chicago Athletic Association-2 USA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1904-09-06 New York Athletic Club-1 6, Chicago Athletic Association-2 0 0
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