Joe Davis – Wikipedia


Joe Davis OBE (15 April 1901 – 10 July 1978) was an English professional snooker and English billiards player. He was the dominant figure in snooker from the 1920s to the 1950s. He won the first 15 World Championships from 1927 to 1946.

After his 1946 victory he no longer played in the World Championship but continued to play in other tournaments and exhibition matches until 1964.