Ernest Edward Shedden Hawthorn (1878-1951) was an English International badminton player.
|Born||11 November 1878|
|Died||4th quarter 1951|
Born in 1878 in Sussex he joined the Crystal Palace badminton club after becoming involved in badminton. He was a prominent player before the First World War winning two All England titles. After retiring in 1928 he became vice-president of the badminton Association and was chairman from 1936-1947. He died on 4 December 1951 at his home in Beckenham, Kent, at the age of 73.
Medal Record at the All England Badminton ChampionshipsEdit
He was an insurance broker by trade and lived in Beckenham, Kent.
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