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John Lester Johnson
Birth: Aug. 13, 1893
Suffolk
Suffolk City
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1968
West Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor and Boxer. He starred in the Our Gang 1933 classic "The Kid From Borneo" as 'Bumbo.' He was a bit part actor in the 1920s through 1940s. He was also a heavyweight boxer who fought in the first integrated professional boxing event on July 13, 1916, against then unknown opponent Jack Dempsey. (bio by: T North) 
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
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Originally Created by: T North
Record added: May 24, 2003
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John Lester Johnson
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John Lester Johnson
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John Lester Johnson
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