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John Lawson (cyclist)

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Cause of death  Pneumonia

Name  John Lawson
John Lawson (cyclist)
Full Name  Jon Anton Larsson
Born  May 13, 1872 (1872-05-13) Norrkoping, Sweden
Died  March 14, 1902(1902-03-14) (aged 29) Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Relatives  Iver Lawson, brother Gus Lawson, brother

John Lawson (May 13, 1872 – March 14, 1902) was a Swedish-American professional cyclist known as "The Terrible Swede".

Biography

John Lawson was born Jon Anton Larsson on May 13, 1872 in Norrköping, Sweden to Lars Gustaf Larsson (1847–c1940) and Emma Sofia Sundberg (1845–1888). He had brothers Iver Lawson and Gus Lawson, both also professional cyclists. In 1897 he contracted typhoid. He was hospitalized with pneumonia and he died on March 14, 1902 at St. Joseph Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at age 29.

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