Judge Joe Flanagan

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'Judge' Joe Flanagan really wasn't a judge. He was a Portland, Oregon attorney who found managing boxers more profitable. March 20, 1918 Tacoma Times [1].

His last name sometimes was spelled as "Flannigan" or 'Flanigan."

Flanagan's clients included Jack Dillon, Muff Bronson, Fred Gilbert and Al Sommers.

As World War I was coming to a close, Flanagan left Seattle, WA, USA, for France, to serve in the Knights of Columbus Corps. He died en route and was buried at sea October 16, 1918. Seattle Post-Intelligencer