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James Henry "Jim" Myers
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1910
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1993
Vale
Malheur County
Oregon, USA

Feather Weight Boxing Champion Chicago Illinois 1928 or so. More info to come.

James H. Myers
James H. Myers, a former Camas resident, died July 17, 1993, in Vale, Ore. He
was 82. Myers was born Sept 12, 1910, in Chicago. From 1927 to 1932, Myers was a
professional boxer who went by the name of "The Grand Crossing Kid". He fought
120 bouts as a professional in the fly, feather and bantam weight classes, and
only lost three fights.
In 1933, Meyers entered in the Civilian Conservation Corps and was sent to
Washington. After living in Camas, and later, Chicago, he moved to Junction
City, Ore. Myers was employed as a machinist and mill worker until 1958 when he
went to work as a school custodian in Eugene, Ore. He retired in 1975.
He is survived by his daughter,Lucy Hutchens of Vale, Ore.; son, James R Meyers
of Portland; two sisters; three brothers; four grandchildren;and two
great-grandchildren.
His funeral was held Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Camas. Burial was
at Camas Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Sponsor A Child Fund at RTAT
Inc., P.O. Box V. Ontario, OR 97914.
Straub's Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Franklin Myers (1883 - 1954)
  Catherine Vivian Stowell Myers (1885 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Louise Schick Myers (1910 - 1991)*
 
 Children:
  Delores Myers (1934 - 1934)*
  James Rae Myers (1938 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  George W Myers (1906 - 1991)*
  Catherine Elizabeth Myers Isherwood (1907 - 1996)*
  James Henry Myers (1910 - 1993)
  Joseph F. Myers (1912 - 1966)*
  Eugene Arthur Myers (1914 - 2003)*
  John Robert Myers (1917 - 1982)*
  Francis A Myers (1918 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Camas Cemetery
Camas
Clark County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Monkey Cat
Record added: Jan 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64440074
James Henry Jim Myers
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James Henry Jim Myers
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Added by: Judi McGarvey
 
 
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Miss you on holidays
- Monkey Cat
 Added: Jan. 1, 2013
Thinking of you
- Monkey Cat
 Added: Apr. 13, 2011
My hero uncle. Ahead of his time re: smoking. we lose so many. I miss you.
- Monkey Cat
 Added: Jan. 20, 2011
 
 
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