Full name: John Selwin Calverley
Born: July 4, 1855 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, Great Britain
Died: December 30, 1900 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, Great Britain
Country: Great Britain
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
A fine yachtsman, Selwin Calverley died aged 45 just four months after competing in the 1900 Paris Olympics, and was actively sailing until shortly before his death. He was educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge, before being called to the Bar by the Inner Temple in 1882. He was a captain in the 4th Battalion Essex Regiment, and later a Justice of the Peace, and a deputy Lieutenant for the West Riding of Yorkshire. He was married to Sybil Disraeli, the niece of former British Prime Minster Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Beaconsfield.
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