Joseph Gans-Mount Auburn Cemetery - Baltimore MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 15.633 W 076° 38.333
18S E 358604 N 4346970
Quick Description: World’s Lightweight Boxing Champion 1902-1904 1906-1908
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 7/6/2020 9:59:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM12R7X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged
Views: 3

Long Description:
Joseph Gans is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Baltimore MD.

Joe Gans become the first ever African-American boxing champion.
Inscription on his grave marker. GANS Joseph Nov.25, 1874-Aug.10, 1910. World’s Lightweight Champion 1902-1904 1906-1908 Inducted into IBHOF 1990 [Bronze plaque at bottom of monument:] Grave site restored 2005 - Veteran Boxers Association, Inc. International Ring 101 - Baltimore, Maryland.

Date of birth: 11/25/1874

Date of death: 8/10/1910

Area of notoriety: Sports

Marker Type: Monument

Setting: Outdoor

Visiting Hours/Restrictions: None

Fee required?: No

Web site: [Web Link]

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