Anthony E. F. Cornwell ’55

Anthony E. F. Cornwell ’55 died on August 26, 2017 in Seattle, Washington.  

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Anthony Ewart Frank Cornwell was a former English cricketer. Cornwell was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born in Parkstone, Dorset and educated at Radley College. 

Cornwell made his debut for Dorset in the 1947 Minor Counties Championship against Wiltshire. He played two further Minor Counties Championship matches in 1950, against Berkshire and Oxfordshire. He made a single first-class match for the Free Foresters against Oxford University in 1949.] In this match he was dismissed for a duck twice, by George Chesterton in the Free Foresters first-innings, and by future South Africa Test player Clive van Ryneveld in their second. He took three wickets in the match, all coming in the Oxford University first-innings for the cost of sixty runs from sixteen overs. 

He later worked as an advertising executive, including as creative director for a New York firm, and lived in the Seattle metropolitan area at Lynnwood, Washington, United States, where he died. He was the elder brother of the writer John le Carre. 


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