George (KO) Chaney

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George (K.O.) Chaney
Class of 2014
Old Timer Category
Hall of Fame bio: [1]

Name: George KO Chaney
Alias: KO Chaney
Birth Name: George Henry Chaney
Born: 1892-09-18
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died: 1958-12-20 (Age:66)
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 5′ 1½″   /   156cm
Reach: 65″   /   165cm
Boxing Record: click

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George Chaney was the brother of fellow boxer Joe Chaney. His favorite punch was called the "Highland Earthquake," named for the section of Baltimore in which he lived.

He died December 20, 1958, in Baltimore, Maryland.


  • WWI and WWII Draft Cards list date of birth as September 18, 1892.
  • January 11, 1916 Tacoma Times article [2]