General Donald
Leahong
Male
Jamaica
1912-12-07
Kingston, Jamaica
2007-02-15
Miami, Fl., United States of America


About

He became a solicitor in the 1940's in Kingston, Jamaica. He attended the Wolmers boys school and was on the cricket team and also the Manning cup soccer team.

Tennis champion of Jamaica for some years (1930-39). He played at Wimbledon, won at the Pan-American Olympic Games, he won the Central America and Caribbean Games in Panama 1938, furthermore he was the captain for the West Indies Davis Cup team. Later he became a golf enthusiast. He practiced law for many years in Jamaica (he was admitted to practice as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Judicature Jamaica) before residing in Miami, Florida. Devoted husband of Mavis, beloved father of Donna Chung (Patrick), Nancy (Ken Krich), Donald (Martha) and granddaughter Kristina Leahong.



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Archive statistics 1929 - 1940
11
43
31


Tournament wins 1939 - Jamaica (Amateur)
1938 - Central American Championships (Amateur)
1938 - Central American and Caribbean Olympic Games (Amateur)
1938 - Jamaica (Amateur)
1937 - Jamaica (Amateur)
1937 - Jamaican International Championships (Amateur)
1935 - Jamaica (Amateur)
1934 - Jamaica (Amateur)
1933 - Jamaica (Amateur)
1931 - Jamaica (Amateur)
1930 - East Grinstead (Amateur)


Tournaments Jamaica - 1940 Jamaica - 1939 Jamaican International Championships - 1939 Jamaica - 1938 Central American Championships - 1938 Central American and Caribbean Olympic Games - 1938 Jamaican International Championships - 1938 Jamaica - 1937 Cuban Championships - 1937 Jamaican International Championships - 1937 Jamaica - 1935 Canadian International Championships - 1934 Jamaica - 1934 Eastern Canadian Championships - 1934 Province of Quebec Championships - 1934 Montego Bay - 1934 Jamaican International Championships - 1934 Jamaica - 1933 Jamaica - 1931 Wimbledon - 1930 Roland Garros - 1930 Jamaica - 1929

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