Young Hector

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Name: Young Hector
Birth Name: Hector Houghton Curnow
Born: 1887-08-30
Birthplace: Houghton, Michigan, USA
Died: 1975-06-23 (Age:87)
Hometown: Bremerton, Washington, USA
Height: 6′ 1″   /   185cm
Boxing Record: click

Managers: Fred Winsor, Clay Hite

  • Per the Dec. 29, 1919 Bremerton Evening Searchlight (Bremerton, WA, USA) newspaper, Hector claimed to have fought a draw decision with Jack Dempsey in 1913 at Salida, Colorado.
  • At Joplin, Missouri, he supposedly fought Carl Morris in an eight-rounder before the sheriff stopped the bout.
  • Per the Nov. 24, 1933 Bremerton Daily News Searchlight newspaper, Hector had become a successful businessman in town.