James J. Walker

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James J. Walker: 1932
Class of 1992
Non-Participant Category
Hall of Fame bio:click
  • As speaker of the New York State Senate he introduced the eponymous Walker Law in 1920, upon which most North American boxing laws are patterned today.
  • He was featured solo on the cover of the November 1925 The Ring magazine (the first non-boxer to be so honored)