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 Art “Golden Boy” Aragon

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Art “Golden Boy” Aragon Famous memorial

Birth
Belen, Valencia County, New Mexico, USA
Death
25 Mar 2008 (aged 80)
Northridge, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot
Gardens of Moriah, Map 13, Lot 2519, Unit 3
Memorial ID
25541485 View Source

Professional Boxer, Actor. He was a former lightweight contender. Born in Belen, New Mexico and later residing in Los Angeles, he fought such notable opponents as Billy Graham, Johnny Gonsalves, Jimmy Carter, and Carmen Basilio. He would retire from boxing in 1960 after compiling a record of 90 wins, 20 losses with 6 draws in 116 bouts, and was later inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame. During the 1950s into the 1970s, Aragon would have sporadic acting roles in films which include parts in the Audie Murphy pictures, "To Hell and Back" (1955) and "World in My Corner" (1956). His other credits include, "Off Limits" (1953) and "Fat City" (1972).

Professional Boxer, Actor. He was a former lightweight contender. Born in Belen, New Mexico and later residing in Los Angeles, he fought such notable opponents as Billy Graham, Johnny Gonsalves, Jimmy Carter, and Carmen Basilio. He would retire from boxing in 1960 after compiling a record of 90 wins, 20 losses with 6 draws in 116 bouts, and was later inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame. During the 1950s into the 1970s, Aragon would have sporadic acting roles in films which include parts in the Audie Murphy pictures, "To Hell and Back" (1955) and "World in My Corner" (1956). His other credits include, "Off Limits" (1953) and "Fat City" (1972).

Bio by: C.S.


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ARTHUR B. ARAGON
"The Golden Boy"
NOV. 13, 1927 — MAR. 25, 2008
Every day was a gift, his humor was everlasting. With his jokes, songs and witty stories, he will remain in our hearts forever.

"Twas a balmy summer evening..."


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 26 Mar 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 25541485
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/25541485/art-aragon: accessed ), memorial page for Art “Golden Boy” Aragon (13 Nov 1927–25 Mar 2008), Find a Grave Memorial ID 25541485, citing Mount Sinai Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.