Billy Soose

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Billy Soose
Class of 2009
Old Timer Category
Hall of Fame bio:click
World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Name: Billy Soose
Born: 1915-08-02
Birthplace: Farrell, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1998-09-05 (Age:83)
Hometown: Farrell, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6′ 0½″   /   184cm
Reach: 73″   /   185cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Paul Moss

Billy Soose held the World Middleweight Boxing title in 1941, having defeated boxer Ken Overlin for the crown. Shortly afterward he retired from boxing, and joined the United States Navy in 1942. His boxing record included 41 fights, 34 wins, 13 by knockout, 6 loses, and 1 draw. He operated a resort on shores of Lake Wallenpaupack in Pennsylvania's Poconos Mountains from 1946 to 1990.