Leon Lucas

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Name: Leon Lucas
Alias: Donkey
Birth Name: Leonard Lucas
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Birthplace: Camden, New Jersey, USA
Died: 1971-05-19 (Age:69)
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Lucas represented the United States as a Light heavyweight at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic games. He lost his opening round match to Ernst Pistulla of Germany on a decision. Lucas also won the National AAU title in 1928.

After his boxing career, he owned a restaurant in Camden, New Jersey called Donkey's Place, which still operates today.