Jack Root, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jack Root

American boxer

Date of Birth: 26-May-1876

Place of Birth: Frahelž, South Bohemian Region, Czech Republic

Date of Death: 10-Jun-1963

Profession: boxer

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Jack Root

  • Jack Root (May 26, 1876 – June 10, 1963) was a light heavyweight champion and also fought for the world heavyweight title.
  • He fought out of Chicago.
  • He was elected into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2011.
  • His uncle, Janos Rutt, immigrated to Minnesota.
  • Today, his descendants in and around south-central Minnesota evolved the spelling of their last name to Rutt.
  • There are some relatives based in the Chicago area and have relocated around the United States to Arizona, California, Indiana, and Northern Michigan.
  • A great-great-grandson, Travis Rutt, is a well-known wrestler from New Prague, MN.

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