Name: Horace Mann
Birth Name: Horace Grover Mann
Hometown: San Francisco, California, USA
Birthplace: Wagoner, Oklahoma, USA
Died: 1947-06-08 (Age:30)
Pro Boxer: Record
According to a news item in the June 9, 1947 edition of the Oakland Tribune on Newspapers.com, Horace Mann, a former bantamweight boxer, shot his ex-wife, Virginia, critically wounding her, and then killed himself with a gunshot through his right temple. Virginia had divorced Horace two years before the fatal shooting incident. They had two daughters. After retiring from boxing, Horace had become a bookkeeper.