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Tommy Burns, Boxer

Canadian boxer Tommy Burns. He was the only Canadian born boxer to be world heavyweight champion.

After retiring from boxing, he ran a speakeasy in New York city and was also an insurance salesman as well as a security guard.

Tommy Burns is in the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame and the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Bain News Service
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Tommy Burns, Boxer

Noah Brusso aka Tommy Burns

Born: Jun 17, 1881
Died: unknown
Also in this photo: Noah Brusso aka Tommy Burns at 27 years old