Name: Lem Franklin
Alias: Lammin' Lem
Died: 1944-08-03 (Age:28)
Nationality: US American
Hometown: Mobile, Alabama, USA
Height: 6′ 2″ / 188cm
Reach: 76″ / 193cm
Boxing Record: click
Manager: Jack Hurley
Amateur Record a reported 25-3 with 22 kayos.
- Feb 1936 won Cleveland Plain Dealer Golden Gloves.
- Apr 1936 competes in the National AAU at Cleveland.
- Nov 23, 1936 decision awarded to Tommy Osborne at Boston (USA-Canada Toruney).
Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions
- Feb 24, 1937: won vs. William Cowan stopped in 1st.
- Feb 24, 1937 QF: won vs. Charley Neaves stopped in 2nd.
- Mar 4, 1937 SF: won vs. Bob Dennis .
- Mar 5, 1937 Final: decision awarded to Paul Hartnek-3.
Intercity Golden Gloves Tournament
Mar 24, 1937 won an Intercity Golden Gloves' title at heavyweight by ko (1:05 of 1st) vs. Edwin Crawford.
- Apr 14, 1937 won vs. James F. Prendable by ko (2nd) at Boston, National AAU QF.
- May 28, 1937 in Chicago representing the United States Golden Gloves Team vs. Europe he won vs. Herbert Runge by ko at 0:57 of 1st. Runge had previously won gold in the 1936 Olympics.
Died from injuries sustained during his July 24, 1944 bout with Larry Lane.
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