Arthur Chambers

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Arthur Chambers
Class of 2000
Pioneer Category
Hall of Fame bio:click

Name: Arthur Chambers
Born: 1847-12-03
Birthplace: Salford, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Died: 1923-04-08 (Age:75)
Hometown: Salford, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Height: 5′ 4½″   /   164cm
Boxing Record: click


  • Mechanics Delight Boxing Card
  • Chambers served in the Queen's Royal Navy before turning to boxing.
  • In retirement, Chambers remained active in the boxing world, serving as advisor and backer of John L. Sullivan, and also opened a bar in Philadelphia.
  • Date of death often mis-stated as being May 25, 1925. He died April 8, 1923 at Philadelphia, PA.
  • Inducted into the Ring Boxing Hall of Fame in 1954
  • Index finger on his left hand was amputated on April 21, 1877. Not the middle finger as some sources claim, which can be confirmed by looking at the photo.