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



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