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In 1949, '''Wes Bascom''' won the Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions vs. [[Pierre Jackson]] of Cincinnati, OH, by knockout in the 3rd round, at light heavyweight (video: [http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=26519]); and represented Chicago for the Intercity Golden Gloves championship at light heavyweight--being awarded the verdict over [[Elliott Powers]].
  
In 1949 '''Wes Bascom''' won the Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions vs. [[Pierre Jackson]] of Cincinnati, OH by ko in the 3rd at light heavyweight, video: [http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=26519], and represented Chicago for the Intercity Golden Gloves' championship at light heavyweight being awarded the verdict vs. [[Elliott Powers]].
 
  
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*[[:File:Wes Bascom.jpg|Photo #2]], [[:Image:BascomWesbury.jpg|Photo #3]]
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*''St. Louis Post Dispatch'' Obituary: [http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/obituaries/wes-bascom-dies-boxing-champ-hung-up-his-gloves-and/article_e47c7745-94a9-558c-841d-fc8139cdd1d1.html]
 
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Name: Wes Bascom
Birth Name: Wesbury Bascom
Born: 1929-02-07
Birthplace: Tuskegee, Alabama, USA
Died: 2012-07-22 (Age:83)
Hometown: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Boxing Record: click

In 1949, Wes Bascom won the Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions vs. Pierre Jackson of Cincinnati, OH, by knockout in the 3rd round, at light heavyweight (video: [1]); and represented Chicago for the Intercity Golden Gloves championship at light heavyweight--being awarded the verdict over Elliott Powers.



Preceded by:
Buddy Turner
Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions
Light Heavyweight Champion

1949
Succeeded by:
Jesse Brown
Preceded by:
Buddy Turner
Intercity Golden Gloves
Light Heavyweight Champion

1949
Succeeded by:
John Boutilier