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.
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||May 22, 1865|
Great Barrington, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||December 29, 1956 (aged 91)|
New York, U.S.
|Grand Slam doubles results|
|US Open||W (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.
She died in 1956, aged 91 years. Her gravesite is in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.
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.
Grand Slam finalsEdit
Doubles (1 title)Edit
|Win||1891||US National Championships||Grass||[a] Mabel Cahill|| Grace Roosevelt
|2–6, 8–6, 6–4|
- ^ At this time, Ireland was part of the United Kingdom.
- ^ 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.
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Emma Leavitt Morgan.
- ^ Underhill, Ruth; Hoyt, Beatrix (1903). The Book of Sport. J.F. Taylor & Company. p. 28.
- Emma Leavitt-Morgan at Find a Grave
- An 1883 portrait of Emma Leavitt, in the collection of the Museum of the City of New York.