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Grace Comiskey

Grace Comiskey

She inherited the club following his death in 1939. She owned the team until her death, and her daughter Dorothy succeeded her as the club's principal owner.

Grace Elizabeth Reidy Comiskey

    * Born in Chicago, IL USA
    * Died December 10, 1956 in Chicago, IL USA

Grace Comiskey married J. Louis Comiskey in 1913, and together they had three children: Dorothy, Grace Lou, and Chuck. Her husband became owner of the Chicago White Sox in 1931, and she inherited the club following his death in 1939. She owned the team until her death, and her daughter Dorothy succeeded her as the club's principal owner.

By BR Bullpen

 

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