Lou Ambers

Lou Ambers

Original Name Luigi D'Ambrosio
Birth
Herkimer, Herkimer County, New York, USA
Death 25 Apr 1995 (aged 81)
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Memorial ID 23764328 · View Source
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Professional Boxer. Born Luigi D'Ambrosio, he was nicknamed the "Herkimer Hurricane" for his hometown in New York. He was twice Lightweight Boxing Champion of the World between 1936 and 1940. In 102 fights, Ambers won 88, 29 by knockouts; lost 8, and had 6 draws. He was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1992.

Bio by: Ron Buchinski


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Buchinski
  • Added: 5 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23764328
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lou Ambers (9 Oct 1913–25 Apr 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23764328, citing Saint Francis Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .