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Louis Bookman

Louis Bookman
Personal information
Full nameLouis James Arthur Oscar Buckhalter
Date of birth6 November 1890
Place of birthŽagarė, Russian Empire (now Lithuania)
Date of death10 June 1943(age 52)
Place of deathDublin, Ireland
Playing position5 ft 8 in

Louis Bookman

Personal information
Batting styleLeft-handed batsman
Bowling styleSlow left-arm orthodox
Test Debut22 July 1920
Last Test6 July 1929

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Louis Bookman (6 November 1890 10 June 1943), also known as Louis Buckhalter or Louis Buchalter, was a Lithuanian Jewish footballer and cricketer who represented his adopted country, Ireland, at both sports. The Buchalter family emigrated from Lithuania to Ireland in the 1890s to escape anti-Semitism and subsequently changed their name to Bookman.

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