Name: Big George Godfrey
Alias: Black Shadow of Leiperville
Birth Name: Feab Smith Williams
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, USA
Died: 1947-08-13 (Age:50)
Nationality: US American
Hometown: Leiperville, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6′ 3″ / 191cm
Reach: 79½″ / 202cm
Boxing Record: click
Trainer: Jack Blackburn
Manager: Jimmy (Baron) Dougherty
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George Godfrey, nicknamed "The Leiperville Shadow" and "The Black Shadow of Mobile," took his fighting name in honor of George (Old Chocolate) Godfrey.
On April 7, 1932 Godfrey, weighing 269 lbs, scored a 2nd round KO over Fighting Bob Lawson, 184?, in an 8-round exhibition fight held at the Wilmington DE Auditorium.