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Foxhall Keene

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1904.

1904 KEENE, Foxhall, Cedarhurst, Long Island, New York, U.S.A. Is an American sportsman, much given to steeple-chasing in England. A son of James R. Keene, a millionaire stock-operator in New York, who was born in England, but emigrated to California in 1852 soon after the bonanza boom. Is well-known Wall Street millionaire, and one of the smartest motorists on either side of the Atlantic. Drives a powerful Mors car, but does not confine himself to one type. Is a familiar motoring figure on the Coney Island Boulevard. Is a thorough sportsman, and either in the hunting field, where he has been frequently dislocated or fractured, or on the polo ground, can give many men points. Drove a German car in the Gordon Bennett Race. [1]


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  1. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904