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Ben Golder (1891-1946) died the day before the close of his term as 1946 ACBL president. He was a four-term Congressman from Pennsylvania and later became a criminal attorney – he once represented Al Capone. Golder was the ACBL Honorary Member in 1947. A trophy donated by his widow Peggy (later Solomon) in his memory, the Golder Cup, was put into play 1947.