John D. Kelly

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John D. Kelly III captained both the varsity boxing and football teams at Mount St. Mary's College in Emmittsburg, MD. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War Two, where he was a United States Marine boxing champion at Cherry Point, North Carolina. He won both the North Carolina and South Carolina Golden Gloves championships at middleweight. *Source: Wilmington News Journal

A colorful ring announcer, Kelly designated Eugene Hart with the name 'Cyclone' and was a long-time friend and liaison of Ralph Tribuani. He ran his family's business--the Logan House, a tavern established in the 1800s. It included a fine measure of boxing memorabilia during his tenure. Mr. Kelly's son, Michael Kelly, was Joe Frazier's legal representative.

Kelly was elected Sheriff of New Castle County, Delaware in 1974.

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