Harry Nelson Pillsbury Death Cause and Date

Harry Nelson's Death

Born (Birthday) Dec 5, 1872

Death Date June 17, 1906

Age of Death 33 years

Cause of Death Syphilis

Profession Chess Player

The chess player Harry Nelson died at the age of 33. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American chess legend whose early death from syphilis prevented him from challenging for the World Championship.

His family moved around the eastern seaboard when he was a child.