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Sam Langford
Birth: Mar. 4, 1883
Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: Jan. 12, 1956
Massachusetts, USA

Professional Boxer. He was a Canadian boxing standout of the early part of the 20th century who fought in every division from lightweight to heavyweight. Nicked named the "Boston Tar Baby", he defeated World Lightweight Champion Joe Gans on December 8, 1903, however Gans' title was not on the line. From 1903 to 1926, he fought in 252 professional bouts with 178 wins, 129 by knockout, 32 loss and 40 draws. In 1955, he was inducted into the Ring Boxing Hall of Fame, Canada Sports Hall of Fame and was voted Nova Scotia's top male athlete of the 20th century in 1999. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Cambridge Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: #348 Amaranth Path
 
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Record added: Feb 28, 2000
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Sam Langford
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