Captain T. W. Sheffield

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Captain T. W. Sheffield of Balboa, California was a surfer, lifeguard and member of the Board of Governors of the International Professional Swimmers Association founded in New York City in 1927. Sheffield was captain of the Corona Del Mar Swimming Club and helped Duke Kahanamoku make saves off Newport Beach, California in 1925.

[edit] International Professional Swimmers Association

The International Professional Swimmers Association was an international association organized on 21 September 1927 at the Hotel McAlpin in Manhattan, New York with its headquarters in New York City. The Association planned to issue a monthly publication to authenticate and keep records of a professional swimming events and to foster swimming throughout the world as an international sport.

Its officers included:

Its Board of Governors consisted of:

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