Chadwick, Florence

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Name
Chadwick, Florence Gender: F
Florence Chadwick
born on 9 November 1918 at 19:25 (= 7:25 PM )
Place San diego (San diego) CA, USA, 32n42, 117w09
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 16°56' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 27°49 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 28°51'



Biography

American swim champion and stockbroker, she was the first woman to swim the English Channel in both directions. On August 8, 1950 she broke Gertrude Ederle's speed record for the England to France run; a year later she began in France and swam successfully to England. In 1953 and 1955, she again swam the Channel becoming the first woman to complete the journey four times. In 1952 and 1953 she set other records for speed in the Catalina Channel and the Straits of Gibraltar. Chadwick worked as a stockbroker and became vice president of First Wall Street Corporation in San Diego

She died March 15, 1995 after an unspecified long illness.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death by Disease 15 March 1995 (Age 76, disease unspecified)
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  • Work : Prize 8 August 1950 (Broke speed record for Channel crossing)
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  • Work : Gain social status 1955 (First woman to swim the Channel four times)

Source Notes

Steinbrecher Collection: Gauquelin Book of American Charts

Categories

  • Vocation : Business : Banker/ Financier (Stockbroker)
  • Vocation : Sports : Swimming
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship