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Pauline Betz Addie
Birth: Aug. 6, 1919
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 31, 2011
Potomac (Allegany County)
Allegany County
Maryland, USA

Professional Tennis Player. Raised in Los Angeles, she studied Economics at Rollins College (later earning her MA from Columbia University) and was introduced to tennis on the public courts. She made her initial mark with a runner-up finish to Sarah Palfrey Cooke at the US Open Women's Singles in 1941 (the first of six consecutive Finals appearances), and captured the championship four-times (1942 to 1944 and 1946). During 1946 in her only appearance at Wimbledon, she reigned champion while earning the cover of Time Magazine on September 2nd of that year. After turning professional, she toured the country with Gussie Moran, Bobby Riggs and Jack Kramer. Following her tennis career, she remained active in the sport as an instructor and was elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1965. She died of complications from Parkinson's disease. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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  Robert Addie (1910 - 1982)
 
Burial:
Saint Gabriel Cemetery
Potomac (Montgomery County)
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jun 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70733756
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- BigLebo
 Added: Oct. 26, 2014
I knew Pauline's sister Virginia. She spoke often of how proud she was of Pauline. God Bless.
- Vicky Langlois
 Added: Aug. 5, 2014

- BigLebo
 Added: Mar. 31, 2014
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