Alexander Thompson Bigelow
Number of games in database: 10
Years covered: 1901 to 1907
Overall record: +4 -6 =0 (40.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
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|Apr-23-14|| ||Phony Benoni: A statement by him in the capacity of President of the Minnesota State Chess Association is signed <"Alex T. Bigelow">. No indication of whether his name is actually "Alexander", but there is no period after "Alex".|
"Minneapolis Journal", February 2, 1895. http://www.chessarch.com/excavation...
|Apr-24-14|| ||Tabanus: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A.T._B...
Probably the dentist Alexander Thompson Bigelow in St. Paul! Degree at Boston dental college in 1873: http://interactive.ancestry.com/220...
|Apr-24-14|| ||Tabanus: Probably not father of:
<Horace Ransom Bigelow Birth Date: 6 Mar 1898 Birth Place: St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota Father's Name: H. E. Bigelow Mother's name: Mrs. H. E. Bigelow> ?
|Apr-24-14|| ||Phony Benoni: "Alexander Thompson Bigelow" is definitely our man. "Biography of Minnesota" (Chicago, 1900), p.437-438, confirms you information and gives birthdate of April 5, 1841. |
Civil War veteran; left practice in Boston for Bismarck, Dakota in July, 1876 for reasons of health, thence to St. Paul in October, 1884. Married Edna A. Kelley, a native of Marshall, Wisconsin, on November 26, 1883. No mention of children.
Google Books link: http://books.google.com/books?id=qV...
|Apr-24-14|| ||Tabanus: http://masscases.com/cases/sjc/120/... could be him?|
Ancestry.com: He lives in Seabreaze, Volusia, Florida in 1920 (as dentist) still together with Edna.
|Apr-24-14|| ||Phony Benoni: The scalawag! No wonder he left town and headed for the Dakotas. Who does that for their health?|
Hard to believe it's not him; the name and chronology are too much of a coincidence.
|Apr-24-14|| ||Stonehenge: He died in 1923:
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