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Goren, Charleslocked

(04 March 1901–03 April 1991)
  • Bruce J. Evensen

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Goren, Charles (04 March 1901–03 April 1991), bridge champion who popularized the game in columns and bestselling books, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Jacob and Rebecca Goren, Jewish immigrants from Russia. Rebecca raised Charles and brother Edward, and her husband made a little money as a writer. Charles loved sports, but he realized his athletic limitations and wanted to be a sportswriter....

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