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Marvin Hart
Birth: Sep. 16, 1876
Fern Creek
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1931
Fern Creek
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Professional Boxer. Nicknamed "The Louisville Plumber" because of his former trade, he gained considerable prominence on July 3, 1905, at Reno, Nevada, when he defeated Jack Root to become the World Heavy Weight Champion. After one successful exhibition match, he lost his championship to Tommy Burns on February 23, 1906, in Los Angeles, California. He concluded his fight career with a record of total of 41 fights, 29 wins, 7 loss and 4 draws. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
Record added: Nov 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6943559
Marvin Hart
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Marvin Hart
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- Jackie Howard
 Added: Sep. 16, 2013
Reputedly the brother of my great-great-great-grandmother Margaret Hart: #37200570
- James Jeffrey Burt
 Added: Mar. 8, 2013
You were remembered today.
- John Robertson
 Added: Mar. 5, 2013
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