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Jack Dempsey

Boxing (24-Jun-1895 — 31-May-1983)


Roger Kahn. A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s. Harcourt Trade. 2000. 496pp.

Randy Roberts. Jack Dempsey: The Manassa Mauler. University of Illinois Press. 2003. 344pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.282)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.175)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.406)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.271)

  9. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.138)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.184)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.143)

  12. American Lives: Sports (vol.1, pp.225-27)

  13. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.518)

  14. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.685)

  15. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.862)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.65)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.261)

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