Eben Byers

Eben McBurney Byers (April 12, 1880 – March 31, 1932) was a wealthy American socialite, athlete, and industrialist. He won the 1906 U.S. Amateur in golf. He earned notoriety in the early 1930s when he died from multiple radiation-induced cancers after consuming a popular patent medicine made from radium dissolved in water. The son of industrialist Alexander Byers, Eben Byers was educated at St. Pa... Read more at Wikipedia

Date of Birth: 12-Apr-1880

Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Date of Death: 31-Mar-1932

Profession: Golfer, Business magnate, Athlete

Nationality: United States of America

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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