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 Jersey Joe Walcott

Jersey Joe Walcott

Original Name Arnold Raymond Cream
Birth
Merchantville, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Death 25 Feb 1994 (aged 80)
Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Pennsauken, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 8077 · View Source
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Heavyweight Champion. At the time, he was the oldest heavyweight (37) to ever win the championship (George Foreman is the oldest at 45); lost four championship bouts before knocking out Ezzard Charles in the seventh round in 1951; lost the title the following year, losing to Rocky Marciano; won 50 bouts, 30 by knockout, lost 17 and fought one draw as a professional; later became sheriff of Camden County, NJ Joe was the 1951 winner of the Edward J. Neil Trophy for Fighter of the Year. In 1969 he was inducted into the Ring Hall of Fame and in 1990 was one of the original inductees into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 8 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8077
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jersey Joe Walcott (13 Jan 1914–25 Feb 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8077, citing Sunset Memorial Park, Pennsauken, Camden County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .