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'''Harry Gilmore''' was an outstanding lightweight during his day. In 1887, Gilmore opened a boxing academy in St. Paul, Minnesota. He later ran a boxing school in Chicago and tutored many famous boxers--including Jimmy Barry, Tommy White, Billy Stift, and Frank Garrard.
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'''Harry Gilmore''' was an outstanding lightweight during his day. In 1887, Gilmore opened a boxing academy in St. Paul, Minnesota. He later ran a [[:File:Garard-Forbes.JPG|boxing school]] in Chicago and tutored many famous boxers--including [[Jimmy Barry]], [[Tommy White]], [[Billy Stift]], and [[Frank Garrard]].
  
 
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[[:File:HarryGilmore34.jpg|Photo]] of Gilmore at age 80.

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Name: Harry Gilmore
Born: 1854-03-09
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 1942-09-10 (Age:88)
Hometown: Santa Monica, California, USA
Height: 5′ 7″   /   170cm
Boxing Record: click

Harry Gilmore was an outstanding lightweight during his day. In 1887, Gilmore opened a boxing academy in St. Paul, Minnesota. He later ran a boxing school in Chicago and tutored many famous boxers--including Jimmy Barry, Tommy White, Billy Stift, and Frank Garrard.

Photo of Gilmore at age 80.


The linked career record came from Bill Schutte's Record Book Vol. 1 (1989) Page 51. Courtesy of Tom Scharf, author of Baltimore's Boxing Legacy 1893-2003, boxing historian, IBRO member, and elector to the International Boxing Hall of Fame.