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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

"Montana" Kid Lee
(Harry Lee)

BORN Fought out of various Montana and Colorado cities
HEIGHT 5-6 1/2
WEIGHT  133-145 lbs

 

1900
May 25 Kid Bennett                 Cripple Creek, Co                 KO  5
Jun 29 Walter Banks                Leavenworth, Ks                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jul 28 Young Corbett II            Cripple Creek, Co                 LK  4
          -Reports vary - "LK 3" - "LK 4" - "LK 6"

1901
Jan 28 "Young" Jerry McCarthy      Butte, Mt                        SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb 18 Howard "Kid" Oglesby        Helena, Mt                         D 20
Feb 27 Jack Wade                   Helena, Mt                        LK 11
          -Some sources report 2/22/1901
Mar  5 -Lee seconded Howard "Kid" Opie vs Will "Kid" Oglesby in Helena, Mt
Jun  7 Dal Hawkins                 Rossland, BC, Canada              EX  6
Jun 18 Sam McKay                   Rossland, BC, Canada              KO  1
Jul  1 Dick Lewis                  Grand Forks, BC, Canada           WF  8
Jul  2 -Lee seconded Dal Hawkins vs Martin Denny in Grand Forks
Aug 29 Martin Denny                Astoria, Or                        D 20
Nov 16 Freddie "Kid" Forbes        Havre, Mt                          D 20
Dec  1 -Lee refereed the James Ryan-Jack Cross bout in Havre, Mt

1902
Jan  1 Freddie "Kid" Forbes        Havre, Mt                          D 20
Apr 23 -Lee seconded Pug Anderson vs Eddie McFarland in Havre, Mt
May  6 Eddie McFarland             Havre, Mt                        SCH    
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
May 24 -Lee refereed the Freddie Forbes-Wisconsin Kid bout in Havre, Mt
Jul 15 Albert Osborne              Havre, Mt                         KO  3
          -Some sources report "KO 4"
Sep 25 Phil Green                  Havre, Mt                         KO  8
Oct 15 Jack McBride                Havre, Mt                         KO  4
Oct 27 -Lee seconded Eddie Croake vs Mose LaFontise in Great Falls, Mt
Nov 20 John "Silent" Rowan         Havre, Mt                         KO  5
          -Featherweight Championship of Montana
Nov 25 John Calhoun                St. Paul, Mn                      KO  2

1903
Jan  5 Bob Morarec                 West Superior, Wi                 KO  2
Jan 22 Wisconsin Kid                                                SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Jan 28 Kid Fredericks              Havre, Mt                        SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Feb  6 Jack Potts                  St. Paul, Mn                     SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Potts could not make trip
Feb  6 Joe Percente                St. Paul, Mn                      TK  5
Feb 22 Jack "Kid" Madden           Great Falls, Mt                   ND  4
Mar  3 Wisconsin Kid               Havre, Mt                         KO  5
Mar 24 Kid Fredericks              Havre, Mt                         LK 15
Oct 20 John "Silent" Rowan         Fernie, BC, Canada                KO 18

1904
Jul 29 Jack Clifford               Great Falls, Mt                   LK 11
Nov  8 Stanley Ketchel             Lewistown, Mt                     TK  8
          -Ketchel's cornermen got smelling salts into his eyes between rounds;
           He could not see; The fight was stopped      
Nov 30 Dick Lewis                  Lewistown, Mt                      L 20

1905
Mar  1 Kid Fredericks              Great Falls, Mt                   KO 20
Mar 20 Lige Oglesby                Helena, Mt                         W  6
          -This man was a brother of Howard "Kid" Oglesby
Apr  5 Dick Lewis                  Havre, Mt                         WF 20
Jun  6 Bob Senate                  Miles City, Mt                    TK  3
Jun 16 Stanley Ketchel             Helena, Mt                        LT 17
Jul  3 Tommy Wallace               Havre, Mt                          D 20
Jul 27 "Brooklyn" Tommy Sullivan   Havre, Mt                         TK  6
Aug 31 Tommy Wallace               Helena, Mt                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Sep  6 Charley Berry               Havre, Mt                          D 10
Sep 16 Rudolph Hinz                Boulder, Mt                        D 10
         -Some sources report "LK 11"
Sep 26 Tommy Wallace               Great Falls, Mt                    D 10
          -Each man had apparently fouled during the rounds that were fought
Oct  6 Howard "Kid" Oglesby        Butte, Mt                        SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Nov 29 Young Sawyer                Havre, Mt                          W 20
Dec 22 Buddy King                  Havre, Mt                         KO  9

1906
Jan 11 Rudolph Hinz                Havre, Mt                         WF 13
          -Welterweight Championship of Montana
Feb  8 Doc Flynn                   Havre, Mt                         TK 13
Feb  9 Eddie Croake                                                  ND  6
May 11 Stanley Ketchel             Butte, Mt                        SCH   
          -Middleweight Championship of Montana;
           This bout was scheduled but not held;
           The Mayor would not allow it
Jul  3 Eddie Gardner               Minot, ND                         KO 15
Jul 24 Eddie Gardner               Fargo, ND                          D 20
Aug  3 Perry Queenan               Great Falls, Mt                  SCH   
          -Welterweight Championship of the Northwest;
           This bout was scheduled but not held;
           Authorities prevented the bout
Aug 31 Charles "Curley" Ulrich     Minot, ND                          D 15

1919
Aug 21 Harry Levantin              Miles City, Mt                    KO  2
Nov  1 Spider Kelly                Lusk, Wy                           D 10
Nov 27 Al Hennessy                 Casper, Wy                         D 10

*** The Following Bouts Are Reported But Not Confirmed ***

Undated
       Kid Fredericks              Havre, Mt                          D 20

1903
Oct  4 Kid O'Banion                Indianapolis, In                  KO  4

1905
Sep 21 Rudolph Hinz                Boulder, Mt                       LK 11

1906
Jun 16 Stanley Ketchel             Helena, Mt                        LK 17
          -This bout appears to be a misplaced duplicate of the 6/16/1905 contest

1908
Oct 26 Jack Morgan                 Springfield, Oh                   LK 10
Dec 18 Charles Griffith            Springfield, Oh                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

Review courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization