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Jack "Nonpareil" Dempsey
Birth: Dec. 15, 1862
County Kildare, Ireland
Death: Nov. 1, 1895
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Professional Boxer. Real name John Edward Kelly. He was the World Middleweight Champion from 1884 to 1891. Some of his known opponents were George Fulljames (from whom he won the title), Jack Fogarty, and Billy McCarthy. He was defeated by Bob Fitzsimmons in 1891. In his career of 64 fights he won 50 and lost 3, with 8 draws and 3 no contests. He died from tuberculosis. He is not to be confused with the later Heavyweight Champion Jack Dempsey. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Burial:
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jul 16, 2006
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Jack Nonpareil Dempsey
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- Cindy
 Added: Nov. 1, 2014
Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: Oct. 31, 2014

- My Savior
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