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Marvin Hart

  • Birth 16 Sep 1876 Fern Creek, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 17 Sep 1931 Fern Creek, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 6943559

Professional Boxer. Nicknamed "The Louisville Plumber" because of his former trade, he gained considerable prominence on July 3, 1905, at Reno, Nevada, when he defeated Jack Root to become the World Heavy Weight Champion. After one successful exhibition match, he lost his championship to Tommy Burns on February 23, 1906, in Los Angeles, California. He concluded his fight career with a record of total of 41 fights, 29 wins, 7 loss and 4 draws.

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  • Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
  • Added: 21 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6943559
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marvin Hart (16 Sep 1876–17 Sep 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6943559, citing Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .