Turkey Thompson

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Name: Turkey Thompson
Birth Name: Elbert S. Thompson
Born: 1919-12-25
Birthplace: Anadarko, Oklahoma, USA
Died: 1984-06-27 (Age:64)
Hometown: Los Angeles, California, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 8½″   /   174cm
Reach: 73″   /   185cm
Boxing Record: click

Managers: Cal Working, Wirt Ross
Trainer: Charley Williams
Photo #2

Turkey Thompson served in the United States Army during World War II.

  • According to an AP report prior to his fight with Abe Simon, Thompson was 5'11 1/2".