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Samuel Ryder

Born: Mar. 24, 1858
Golf

English seed merchant who donated the Ryder Cup in 1927 for competition between pro golfers from Great Britain and the U.S.; made his fortune by coming up with idea of selling seeds in small packages.

Died: Jan. 2, 1936

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