Emma Leavitt-Morgan

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Emma Leavitt-Morgan (née Leavitt; May 22, 1865 – December 29, 1956) was an American tennis and golf player, often listed as Mrs. W. Fellowes-Morgan.

Emma Leavitt-Morgan
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Leavitt-Morgan (right) with Mabel Cahill
Country (sports) United States
Born(1865-05-22)May 22, 1865
Great Barrington, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedDecember 29, 1956(1956-12-29) (aged 91)
New York, U.S.
PlaysLeft-handed [1]
Grand Slam doubles results
US OpenW (1891)


Mary Emma Leavitt was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, the daughter of Henry Sheldon Leavitt and Martha Ann Young Leavitt. She was married to William Fellowes Morgan, Sr. in 1885. They had three children. Their daughters were Polly and Beatrice. Their son was William Fellowes Morgan Jr.[2]

She died in 1956, aged 91 years. Her gravesite is in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.

Emma Leavitt-Morgan, from a 1901 publication.


With Mabel Cahill, Emma Leavitt-Morgan won, in 1891, the third women's doubles of the American National Championships, what is now the US Open. She was also a golfer, a member of the Baltusrol Golf Club.[3]

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles (1 title)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1891 US National Championships Grass  [a] Mabel Cahill   Grace Roosevelt
  Ellen Roosevelt
2–6, 8–6, 6–4


  1. ^ At this time, Ireland was part of the United Kingdom.


  1. ^ Joan N. Burstyn, ed. (1997). Past and Promise : Lives of New Jersey Women (1st Syracuse University Press ed.). Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press. p. 173. ISBN 978-0815604181.
  2. ^ Reynolds, Cuyler (1914). Genealogical and Family History of Southern New York and the Hudson River Valley: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation. Lewis Historical Publishing Company. pp. 1212-1213. Emma Leavitt Morgan.
  3. ^ Underhill, Ruth; Hoyt, Beatrix (1903). The Book of Sport. J.F. Taylor & Company. p. 28.

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