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Sir Henry Segrave

Person  Male  Born 22/12/1896  Died 13/6/1930

Categories: Sport / Games

Countries: USA

World speed record holder. Born Maryland, USA. His American mother died when he was 2. His father was Irish and he was brought up in Britain. Took the land record in 1929. Then at Lake Windermere, having taken the water record, he crashed on a third run and died at nearby Hawkshead.

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English Heritage Sir Henry Segrave, 1896 - 1930, world speed record holder, ...

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