Full name John Henry Clayton
Born August 24, 1848, Liverpool
Died March 21, 1924, London (aged 75 years 210 days)
Major teams England
|Only Test||Scotland v England at Edinburgh, Mar 27, 1871 match details|
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Rugby educated John Dawson played for England in the first rugby international, against Scotland at Edinburgh in March 1871. His club rugby was with Liverpool, where he worked as a cotton broker. A keen shooter and golfer, he was also captain of the Royal Liverpool Golf Club.