Johnny Leonard

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Johnny Leonard

Name: Allentown Johnny Leonard
Birth Name: John Lakatosh
Hometown: Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Birthplace: Phillipsburg, New Jersey, USA
Died: 1963-07-27 (Age:61)
Height: 168cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Born in Czecho-Slovakia as John Lakatosh. Started his career circa 1918. His father died a few weeks after the family arrived in the United States.

When he was 14, he went to work packing cement bags near his home. Two years later he was hired out as an undertaker, and that became his trade while boxing.