Douglas Lewis (boxer), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Douglas Lewis (boxer)

boxer

Date of Birth: 18-Jun-1900

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Death: 19-Feb-1981

Profession: boxer

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Gemini


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About Douglas Lewis (boxer)

  • Douglas Lewis (August 6, 1898 – February 19, 1981) was a welterweight professional boxer from Canada, who competed in the 1920s.
  • Lewis trained out of Toronto's Praestamus Athletic Club, where Larry Gains also trained.
  • He won the bronze medal in Boxing at the 1924 Summer Olympics in the welterweight division, losing against Jean Delarge in the semi-finals.
  • He was born in Toronto, Ontario.
  • After his boxing career, he moved to Los Angeles, California where he was a boxing trainer.
  • In 1951, he obtained a patent for a new kind of boxing hand bandage.

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