Richard Field Conover
Richard Field Conover (November 20, 1858 – June 5, 1930) was an American tennis player, lawyer and real estate manager.
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||November 20, 1858|
South Amboy, New Jersey
|Died||June 5, 1930 (aged 71)|
Charleston, South Carolina
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|US Open||SF (1883)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||QF (1882, 1883, 1884)|
After graduating from Princeton University and Columbia Law School, he practiced law at Newark for a short while before moving to Texas where he engaged in ranching. Conover there met his wife, Cornelia Fitzhugh, whom he married on September 11, 1895. They had three children: Carroll Fitzhugh Conover (b. circa June 1896), Helen Field Conover (b. 21 March 1898) and Alida Van Rensselaer Conover (b. 6 February 1900).