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William Ben Hogan (b. 13 Aug 1912, d. 25 Jul 1997)
William Ben Hogan (son of Chester Hogan and Clara Williams)497, 498 was born 13 Aug 1912 in Dublin, TX499, 500, and died 25 Jul 1997 in Ft. Worth, Tarrant Co., TX501.He married Valerie Fox, daughter of Claude Morrow Fox and Jessie Tanner.
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Professional Golfer--4 time PGA Player of the year, one of only 5 players to win all four Grand Slam titles (others are Nicklas, Player, Sarazen, and Woods), won 4 U.S. Opens, 2 Masters, 2 PGAs, and 1 British Open between 1946-1953, one of only 2 players (Woods is the other) to win three of the four current majors in one year when he won the Masters, US Open and British Open in 1953,nearly killed Feb 2 1949 in a car accident but came back to win US Open in 50s. third on all-time list with 63 career wins.
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