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Hammond, Dr. Graeme M.

(1858-1944) – AAU national foil champion (1891); national epee champion (1889, ’91). AFLA national epee champion (1893); national sabre champion (1893, ’94). Member, U.S. Olympic team (1912). Co-founder and first president of the AFLA (1891-1925). Vice-president, American Olympic Committee (1926); and president (1926-28). Generally regarded as the father of American fencing. The national championship trophy for sabre individual is presented in his memory. GraemeHammond.jpg

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From The Lotus Magazine, Volume 4, No. 4. January 1913
Fencing In America