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Edmund Nash (1909-2006)

Edmund Nash, originally Adam Edmund Nasierawski, was born Dec. 24, 1909 in Montreal, Canada and died June 4, 2006 in Chevy Chase, MD. His residence was in D.C. He became a naturalized U.S. citizen on 1936. He attended Alliance Jr. college 1927-1929, got a BA from U. of Wisconsin -Madison in 1932 and an MA there in 1938.

He beat Bobby Fischer in the 1956 U.S. Amateur. His last rated event was the 2001 Eastern Open. He was a division chief at the Bureau of Labor -statistics. He is survived by his daughter Carolyn Nash of San Francisco.