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SN John William "Billy" Alger
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1900
Death: Oct. 6, 1933

U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 about John William Alger
Name: John William Alger Service Info.: S2 US Navy Death Date: 6 Oct 1933 Interment Date: 11 Oct 1933 Cemetery: Cypress Hills National Cemetery Cemetery Address: 625 Jamaica Avenue Brooklyn , NY 11208 Buried At:

Section 10 Site 14034

Bily was a pro welter weight boxer in NY State from AZ

Name: Billy Alger
Alias: Arizona Wildcat
Birth Name: John William Alger
Born: 1900-08-27
Birthplace: Safford, Arizona, USA
Died: 1933-10-06 (Age:33)
Nationality: US American
Hometown: San Diego, California, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5 7 / 171cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Lew Diamond
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According to the Everett Daily Herald (Everett, WA, USA), at the time of his bout with Dode Bercot August 13, 1926, Billy Alger had fought 62 times in 67 weeks in a few California cities. He was described as "a colorful fighter and will make a fight any time he steps in the ring, regardless of his opponent. He is aggressive and has the stamina to go hard from the first round to the last."

Died of brain hemmorage; buried with military honors in Brooklyn, NY, having served as an aviator during WW I.

Family links: 
  Thomas George Alger (1868 - 1948)
  Sarah Priscilla Hamblin Alger (1872 - 1961)
  Betsy J Alger Britton (1898 - 1960)*
  John William Alger (1900 - 1933)
  Sarah Ann Alger Uptain (1902 - 1985)*
  Benjamin Lemuel Alger (1904 - 1952)*
  Deuane Alger (1906 - 1936)*
  Nina Lorene Alger Crandon (1909 - 1993)*
  Lawrence Ray Alger (1913 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 10 Site 14034
Created by: Barbara Samans
Record added: Jan 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83416974
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- Jackie Howard
 Added: Jan. 30, 2014
Thank you for your service to our country and may you rest in peace.
- chuck
 Added: Sep. 22, 2012
for cousin Billy
- Barbara Samans
 Added: Jan. 13, 2012

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