Frank Klaus

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Class of 2008
Old Timer Category
Hall of Fame bio:click
World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Name: Frank Klaus
Born: 1887-12-30
Birthplace: Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1948-02-08 (Age:60)
Hometown: East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5′ 7½″   /   171cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: George Engel
Photo #2, Photo #3
In addition to the professional record linked above, Frank Klaus is known to have had the following amateur fights:

  • Feb. 9, 1905, Frank Walton, East Pittsburgh PA, W Points 3
  • Feb. 22, 1905, Wigmore (or Migmore?), Pittsburgh, W tko 2
  • Feb. 23, 1905, James Harris, Pittsburgh, W Points 3


The source for all of these bouts is the Pittsburgh Post, as researched by Luckett Davis.


Misc

  • The March 25, 1920 Sacramento Star reported that Klaus was convalescing from an operation whereby monkey glands were grafted into his body.
  • Died February 8, 1948 in Pittsburgh, PA.

External Link

  • Cyber Boxing Zone: [1]

A biography of Klaus appeared in the 12/10/1911 issue of the Pittsburgh Press