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Joseph Francis Anthony "Philadelphia Jack" Hagen
Original name: John O'Brien
Birth: Jan. 17, 1878
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1942
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Professional Boxer. Joseph Francis Anthony Hagen's parents were Patrick T. Hagen of Derry, County Cavan, Ireland, who immigrated to the USA around 1870, and his wife, Mary. The name was originally "O'Hagan" but changed to "Hagen" by Patrick when he immigrated. Joseph's siblings were Mary, Sadie, Anna, Kathryn, and John Thomas Augustine Hagen ("Young Jack O'Brien"). He was the World Light-Heavyweight Champion from 1905 to 1912. O'Brien's most memorable fight occurred when he defeated World Champion Bob Fitzsimmons in 13 rounds to win the title in December 1905. Some of his other notable opponents were Joe Walcott, Kid McCoy and Tommy Ryan. His career record in 180 fights is 147 wins, 41 loses and 19 draws. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1994. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 4, Range 2, Lot 6, South Grave
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jul 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14916605
Joseph Francis Anthony Philadelphia Jack Hagen
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