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Jimmy Van Alen
Birth: Sep. 19, 1902
Newport
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1991
Newport
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA

Professional Tennis Player. A national court tennis champion, he created the VASSS (Van Alen Streamlined Scoring System) which introduced the tie-breaker into the sport. He founded the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island in 1954. He himself was inducted in 1965. (bio by: Jen Snoots) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Laurens Van Alen (1878 - 1927)
  Margaret Louise Post Bruguiere (1876 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Candace Alig Van Alen (1912 - 2002)*
 
 Children:
  James Langley Van Alen (1931 - 2008)*
 
 Sibling:
  Jimmy Van Alen (1902 - 1991)
  William Laurens Van Alen (1907 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Berkeley Memorial Cemetery
Middletown
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Mar 19, 2007
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Jimmy Van Alen
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Jimmy Van Alen
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
Jimmy Van Alen
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