Marquess of Queensberry

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  • Sometimes spelled "Marquis"
  • Sir John Sholto Douglas was the eighth Marquess of Queensberry. (He is sometimes identified as being the ninth.)
  • Best-known for establishing the Marquess of Queensberry Rules, under which modern boxing continues to operate.
  • English Wikipedia Douglas bio
  • Died at London Feb. 1, 1900, at age 56 years.
  • See also, 29 August 1911 Salt Lake Tribune: [1]