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 Tommy Paul

Tommy Paul

Original Name Gaetano Alfonso Papa
Birth
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Death 28 Apr 1991 (aged 82)
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Burial Tonawanda, Erie County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6544 · View Source
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Professional Boxer. Reigned as featherweight champion of the National Boxing Association from 1932 to 1933, and had a career record of 78 wins, 25 losses, 10 draws. He made three Hollywood films with actress Mae West in 1933 and 1934. He is a member of the Italian Hall Of Fame in Chicago (where a life-size bronze statue with a large Glass case of all his boxing equipment and memorabilia is located). His was the only tombstone in Mount Olivet Cemetery that was allowed to say a man's title.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 5 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6544
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tommy Paul (4 Apr 1909–28 Apr 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6544, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Tonawanda, Erie County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .