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Peter Peel
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Peter Peel

1951 Inductee

A longtime Illinois soccer official who was president of the United States Football Association for two terms, from 1917 to 1919 and from 1923 to 1924. Peel, who was born in England and stayed in America after coming here for the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, was president of the Illinois state association and donated the Peel Cup that for many years was the Illinois state championship trophy. During his second term as USFA president was in charge of the U.S. team at the 1924 Olympics in Paris. Inducted in 1951.

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