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Louden Campbell

BORN   January 20 1873; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DIED December 20 1943; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
HEIGHT   5-7 1/2 (Some sources report 5-5)
WEIGHT 125-140 lbs
MANAGERS Jimmy Mason, Buck Cornelius (Buck Connelly),
John J. Quinn, J.H. Arthur

Campbell was a very talented boxer
 

 

1896
Apr 14 Charles Heathcote          Carnegie, Pa                      W  4
          -This was Campbell's first professional bout
Apr 21 John Curley                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND   
Apr 23 Lawrence Cupps             Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  3
May  9 Jimmy Murray               Pittsburgh, Pa                    D 10
Aug 22 Mike Donovan               McDonald, Pa                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Sep 28 Pat Reardon                Greensburg, Pa                   KO  7
Nov 19 Eddie Campbell             Pittsburgh, Pa                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Nov 21 Pat Reardon                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  4
Nov 26 Joe Quinn                  Pittsburgh, Pa                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Dec  3 Billy Sims                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND   
Dec 15 Bob Halpin                 Allegheny, Pa                    ND   
Dec 15 Mike Donovan               Allegheny, Pa                    ND   
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Dec 24 Joe Quinn                  Pittsburgh, Pa                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Dec 25 Joe Leonard                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  4
Dec 31 Jake Metz                  Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  1

1897
Jan 30 Jack Smith                 Brooklyn, NY                     KO  2
Feb 15 Sammy Brown                Buffalo, NY                      KO  4
Mar  6 Clarence Campbell          Beaver Falls, Pa                 EX  4
Mar 27 George Hammell             New York, NY                     KO  4
          -Some sources report "W 6"
Apr 20 Walter Cartlidge           Brooklyn, NY                     TK  9
          -Police intervened
Jun  3 Jack McClelland            Braddock, Pa                      D  6
Jun    -Campbell was engaged as boxing instructor by the Allegheny
          (Weber and Hummel's Training School)
Jun 14 Jack McClelland            Pittsburgh, Pa                   EX   
          -Campbell and McClelland sparred during Jun 14-18 following each
           performance of the New York Vaudeville and Specialty Company
Jun 19 Clarence Campbell          Charleroi, Pa                   SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Aug  9 John Coates                Pittsburgh, Pa                    W  4
          -Reports vary - "W 4" - "W 5" - "KO 5"
Aug 23 John Coates                Pittsburgh, Pa                    D  8
Sep  7 Frank "Crocky" Boyle       Athens, Pa                      SCH   
           -This bout was scheduled but not held; There was a dispute over weights
Sep 26 Jeff Powers                Pittsburgh, Pa                   EX  3
          -The men refused a regular fight due to the small crowd;
           Instead, they boxed a three-round exhibition; Some sources
           say they did not box
Oct 25 Jeff Powers                Pittsburgh, Pa                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Powers was injured during the week
Oct 25 Leo Studer                 Pittsburgh, Pa                   KO  4
Nov  3 Buck Stelzer               Wheeling, WV                     KO  4
Dec 17 Jimmy Dime                 Pittsburgh, Pa                    D  8

1898
Feb  1 Tommy "Kid" Hogan          Millvale, Pa                      D 10
Feb 11 an unnamed opponent        Pittsburgh, Pa                   TK  2
Feb 11 Paddy Sullivan             Pittsburgh, Pa                    W  4
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Feb 21 John Cavanaugh             Millvale, Pa                    SCH   
           -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Mar  6 Yock Henniger              Pittsburgh, Pa                   EX   
Mar 28 Joe Leonard                Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND   
Mar 28 Yock Henniger              Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND   
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Apr 11 Joe Bernstein              Pittsburgh, Pa                    D 12
May 13 Charley Knox               Altoona, Pa                      LF  6
Jun  7 Spider Kelly               Pittsburgh, Pa                   ND  4
Aug  2 Eugene Bezenah             Wheeling, WV                      D 30
Nov 11 Walter Campbell            Pittsburgh, Pa                   EX  4

1899
Feb  6 Billy Farren               Homestead, Pa                    TK 16
Feb 11 Harry Lyons                Chicago, Il                       L  6
Mar 16 Eddie Santry               Springfield, Il                   L  6
Mar 31 Ole Olson                  Chicago, Il                       D  6
May 12 Perry Queenan              Chicago, Il                       D  6
May 31 Young Kenny                Chicago, Il                       L  6
Jun  5 Mike Farragher             Youngstown, Oh                    W 20
Jun 22 James "Squirrel" Finnerty  Youngstown, Oh                  SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; 
           Finnerty refused to fight due to the small crowd
Jun 22 Jimmy Reeder               Youngstown, Oh                    W 20
Jun 30 Adam Ryan                  Chicago, Il                       D  6
          -Some sources report "L 6"
Aug  5 Jack Crooks                Canton, Oh                        W   
Aug  9 Eddie Kennedy              Canton, Oh                       EX   
          -Campbell and Kennedy were to spar Aug 9-11
Aug 12 Kid Lloyd                  Canton, Oh                       KO  1
Aug 25 Frank "Crocky" Boyle       Mt. Oliver, Pa                   ND  4
Aug 30 Harry Meyers               Millvale, Pa                     ND  4
Sep 11 Larry Burns                Brooklyn, NY                     TK 20
Oct  2 Joe Handler                Brooklyn, NY                      W 20
Oct 23 Denny Gallagher            Cleveland, Oh                    WF  6
Nov  6 Danny McBride              Millvale, Pa                     TK  6
Nov 21 Neill "Mull" Bowser        Pittsburgh, Pa                    W 10

1900
Feb 12 Larry Burns                Troy, NY                         TK 14
          -Police intervened
Feb 17 Art Simms                  Niles, Oh                        LF  4
Feb 22 Sam Bolen                  Wheeling, WV                     LF 14
Mar  2 Kid Krause                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 14 Mark Kerwin                Allegheny, Pa                    EX   
Sep 17 Frank "Crocky" Boyle       Pittsburgh, Pa                   EX  3
Sep 17 Clarence Campbell          Pittsburgh, Pa                   EX  3
Sep 17 J.H. Arthur                Pittsburgh, Pa                   EX  3
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Sep 28 Jack Downey                Millvale, Pa                    SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled bout not held;
           Downey refused to fight due to the small crowd
Sep 28 Gus Gardner                Millvale, Pa                      D  8
Oct 23 Jack McKeever              Windber, Pa                       D 10
Nov 30 Neill "Mull" Bowser        Millvale, Pa                     TK 10

1901
Jan  2 Art Simms                  Canton, Oh                       LK  8
Jan 18 Terry McGovern             Pittsburgh, Pa                   EX  4
          -Campbell lasted and claimed win ("W 4")
Jan 21 -Campbell seconded Harry Johnston vs Billy McIsaacs in Millvale, Pa
Apr 15 Martin Flaherty            Elwood, In                      SCH   
           -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known
Sep 26 Neill "Mull" Bowser        Pittsburgh, Pa                  SCH   
           -This bout was scheduled; The outcome is not known

1902
Jul 28 Neill "Mull" Bowser        Pittsburgh, Pa                    D  6

1904
Sep 5 Solly Stroup                Charleroi, Pa                    LK 11
         -Some sources report "LK 1"
Nov 5 Solly Stroup                Pittsburgh, Pa                    D  6

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

1897
Mar  1 George Plante              East Pittsburgh, Pa              KO  5

1899
Jan  9 Eddie Kennedy              Homestead, Pa                    ND  4
May 12 Hinkel                     Dover, Oh                        WF  3

1900
Jul 30 Elwood McCloskey           Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

*** Much Data Was Provided By William Schutte and Douglas Cavanaugh ***

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