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Joe Louis

Joe LouisAKA Joseph Louis Barrow

Born: 13-May-1914
Birthplace: Lafayette, AL
Died: 12-Apr-1981
Location of death: Las Vegas, NV
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Boxing

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Champ

Military service: US Army (1942-45)

Father: (cotton picker)
Mother: (housewife)
Sister: Vunies High (d. 18-Feb-2008 hypothermia)
Wife: Marva Trotter (m. 24-Sep-1935, div. 27-Mar-1945, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Jacquelin (b. 1943)
Son: Joseph Louis Barrow Jr. (b. 28-May-1947)
Girlfriend: Lana Turner
Girlfriend: Lena Horne
Girlfriend: Sonja Henie
Wife: Rose Morgan (m. 25-Dec-1955, div. 1958)
Wife: Martha Malone Jefferson (m. 17-Mar-1959, until his death)

    World Heavyweight Champion (22-Jun-1937 to 1-Mar-1949)
    Associated Press Athlete of the Year (male) 1935
    International Boxing Hall of Fame
    Congressional Gold Medal
    Endorsement of Liggett Group Chesterfield cigarettes
    Cholecystectomy (29-Mar-1968)
    unknown detox facility Denver, CO (1970)
    Heart Attack 1977
    Risk Factors: Cocaine, Smoking, Pacemaker

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Phynx (6-May-1970) · Himself
    Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee (21-Nov-1969) · Himself
    The Square Jungle (30-Dec-1955) · Himself
    This Is the Army (29-Jul-1943) · Himself
    Spirit of Youth (20-Jan-1938) · Joe Thomas


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