Joey August

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Joey August

Name: Joey August
Born: 1915-08-12
Died: 1996-11-23 (Age:81)
Hometown: Spokane, Washington, USA
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Manager: Jack Brackey

Joey August had an extensive amateur career during the early-to-mid 1930s, boxing out of Spokane and later the University of Idaho in Moscow where his brother, Louis, was the boxing coach.

He was the Intermountain representative at the 1936 Olympic Trials in Chicago.

From the late 1940s through the 1960s he was a referee in the State of Washington, working in Eastern Washington locations such as Spokane, Walla Walla, and the Tri-Cities.

He was also the coach of the Gonzaga University boxing team when it was co-national champion in 1950.

Inductee in to the Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame in the Coaches Category.