Louis Jacobson

Cricket Player

1918 –

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Who is Louis Jacobson?

Louis Collins Jacobson was an Irish cricketer. A right-handed batsman from Dublin, he played twelve times for the Ireland cricket team between 1947 and 1959 including four first-class matches.

Louis was educated at Wesley College in Dublin and Trinity College Dublin where he represented them on the Dublin University Cricket team. Louis was President of Clontarf Cricket Club from 1966 to 1968, also returning to senior cricket with the now defunct Carlisle Club, made up of members of Dublin's Jewish cricket community. His religion also found him representing a British and Irish side at the Maccabean Games, where cricket has often featured. His son Denis Jacobson followed him onto both the Dubln University and Carlisle teams.

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Born
Jan 26, 1918
Lived in
  • Dublin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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