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Jack Dempsey

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Birthday
24, 1895
Birthplace
Colorado
Death Date
May 31, 1983 (87)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1895
Birthplace
Colorado
Death Date
May 31, 1983 (87)

About

Prizefighter known for his savage style which scored him forty-nine knockouts. He held the World Heavyweight Title in boxing from 1919 to 1926.

Before Fame

He would spend nights in hobo camps in his youth when he had no money.

Trivia

He became a member of The Ring magazine's Boxing Hall of Fame in 1951.

Family Life

He was married four times, and had three kids, one adopted.

Associated With

He defeated Jess Willard via TKO on July 4, 1919.