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James Jimmy Elliott
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Birth: 1838, Ireland
Death: Mar. 1, 1883
Cook County
Illinois, USA

1867 Heavyweight Champion

Elliott was an agile, strong, tough, and aggressive boxer who was tricky and used unfair tactics; He had great ability, but never trained seriously; Because of his unrestrained anger, he was twice arrested and sentenced to jail for armed robbery and assault and battery with intent to kill

Jimmy always seemed to turn up at the wrong place at the wrong time; On March 1, 1883, he was shot by gambler Jere Dunn in a Chicago saloon and died shortly afterwards; He is buried in Calvary Cemetery

During his career, Elliott defeated such men as Bill Davis, Charley Gallagher, Dick Eagan and "Captain" James Dalton
Calvary Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Sonia Sanchez
Record added: Jan 21, 2013
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James Jimmy Elliott
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 Added: Jan. 21, 2013

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