DeWitt Van Court

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DeWitt Clinton Van Court was an instructor at the Los Angeles Athletic Club (June 1907-1920s). Before that, he held a similar position in San Francisco with the Olympic Club ([1]), where he helped teach James J. Corbett to box.

After America's entry into World War I, he became the boxing instructor at Camp Lewis, Washington. [2]

He appeared in the 1919 silent film comedy The Egg Crate Wallop.

See also

  • "How Fighters Break Their Bones" (17 April 1904 article): [3]
  • "Foul Fighting in the Ring" (24 April 1904 article): [4]
  • 27 October 1907 bio (Los Angeles Herald): [5]
  • "What Boxing Will Do for You" by Van Court: Dec. 31, 1914 Tacoma Times [6]
  • Photo #2