Al Bummy Davis

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Birthday
26, 1920
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 21, 1945 (25)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1920
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 21, 1945 (25)

About

Jewish boxer who became the star of Madison Square Garden in the 1940s until his violent past caught up with him.

Before Fame

He grew up in the rough Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn alongside his older brother, who was in a gang.

Trivia

He became the hero of his Brownsville neighborhood for escaping it and making a name for himself.

Family Life

His father owned a candy store that also sold illegal liquor during the days of Prohibition.

Associated With

His last match before his murder was against the future boxing champion Rocky Graziano.