Marion Jessup MacLure

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Marion was an outstanding tennis star who won the National Women’s doubles title in 1918-1920 with Evelyn Goss and won it again in 1922 with Helen Wills. In 1924 she teamed with Vincent Richards
to win the National Mixed Doubles Championship. She was twice picked on the U.S. Wilmington Cup Team against England, and just after World War II she teamed with Helen Hotchkiss Wightman to win the
National Veterans Doubles. She was ranked second nationally in 1920, fourth in 1922, 1923 & 1925, and fifth in 1924. Marion reached the finals in the 1919 and 1920 National Singles



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