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William Groseclose

Full name: George William Bittle Groseclose
Nickname(s): WB
Gender: Male
Born: October 27, 1858 in Salisbury, North Carolina, United States
Affiliations: Glen Echo Country Club, St. Louis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Golf

Biography

William Groseclose grew up in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina but moved to St. Louis as an adult where he was a member of the Glen Echo Country Club and worked in the railroad business much of his life. He started as an agent with the Indianapolis & St. Louis Railroad from 1876-79. He then was a clerk with the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fee in 1879-80, before becoming an agent and route agent with Adams Express Company from 1880-82.

In 1882-88 Groseclose worked as a clerk agent and general agent with Wells Fargo, also serving during that time as US consular agent at Nogales, Mexico in 1885-88. From 1893-94 he was a commercial agent and general freight agent with Tyler Car & Lumber, becoming commissioner of the Galveston Freight Bureau in 1894-95. After 1895 Groseclose was a general freight agent with the Missouri Kansas & Texas Railroad.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 45 St. Louis Golf Men's Individual United States USA AC DNQ

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank S
1904 Summer 45 St. Louis Golf United States Qualifying 68T 214
1904 Summer 45 St. Louis Golf United States Qualifying Round One 51T 98
1904 Summer 45 St. Louis Golf United States Qualifying Round Two 74 116
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