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Name: Pete Mead
Birthplace: Trumann, Arkansas, USA
Died: 2007-07-02 (Age:83)
Nationality: US American
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Boxing Record: click
Managers: J.C. Miller & Tex Sullivan
- Born and raised in Trumann, Arkansas.
- Wrote a book entitled Blood, Sweat and Cheers
- Cartoon of Mead
- His boxing career was interrupted by service in the U.S. Army's medical corps in Germany and France during World War II.
- Inducted into the Ohio Legends of Leather Hall of Fame in 1993.
- Operated the Jonesboro Boxing Club with Jim Hanley in the early 1970s.
- Married 65 years to Dorothy Russell Mead, who died in 2004.
- Online funeral home Guestbook & Memorial Video.