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John "Kid" Gleason

BORN Resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
WEIGHT 125-135 lbs
1903
May 26 "Young" Joe Riley            Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 28 Billy Cahill                 Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  5
Jun  4 Billy Cahill                 Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  1
Jun  4 Kid Allen                    Philadelphia, Pa                 LK  1
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Jun 22 George "Young" Mack          Chester, Pa                      LK  2

1904
Feb 20 Johnny Haines                Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  1
Apr 16 Tommy Hanlon                 Philadelphia, Pa                 LK  4

1905
Feb  1 Frankie Moore                Philadelphia, Pa                 LT  5
Mar 22 Jack Langdon                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 27 Kid Wilson                   Philadelphia, Pa                 LK  4
Apr  7 Tom O'Rourke                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 12 Bob Wright                   Wilmington, De                    L  6
Apr 14 an unnamed opponent          Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 20 Gus Feldman                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 28 Buck Lincoln                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May  3 Buck Lincoln                 Wilmington, De                    W  6
May  4 Dusty Miller                 Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  4
May  5 Fred Doran                   Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  2
May 11 Young Ziegler                Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  5
May 18 Phil Griffin                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun  1 Kid Stinger                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 26 Johnny Kelly                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 22 Rosario "Kid" Locke          Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 30 Billy Duff                   Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  4
Oct 19 Kid Stinger                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 11 Billy Willis                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 18 Jimmy Simister               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
          -This bout looked fake
Dec  7 Mike Loughlin                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 11 Eddie "Spike" McAvoy         Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 14 Mike Loughlin                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1906
Jan 17 Buck Lincoln                 Wilmington, De                    W  6
Feb  8 Tim Callahan                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb 10 Jim Trenwith                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb 14 "Young" Joe Grim             Wilmington, De                    W  6
Feb 22 Gus Feldman                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar  7 Jack Dougherty               Lancaster, Pa                    TK  5
Mar 24 Johnny Marto                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 28 Gus Feldman                  Lancaster, Pa                    ND  6
Apr  7 Jack O'Neil                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 12 Jack O'Neil                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 18 George "Kid" Decker          Lancaster, Pa                    ND  6
Apr 21 Jack Reardon                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 25 William "Billy" Maharg       Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 28 Johnny Dohan                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 19 Freddie Welsh                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 31 Tim Callahan                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 22 Billy Glover                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jul 13 Maurice Sayers               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jul 27 Walter Parker                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Aug 16 Walter Parker                Philadelphia, Pa                 TK  5
Sep 15 Jack Smith                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Sep 22 Tommy Lowe                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct  4 Tommy Lowe                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 18 Jack Cardiff                 Lancaster, Pa                    ND  6
Oct 20 Young Donahue                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 25 Herman "Kid" Stein           Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 29 Maurice Sayers               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec  5 Eddie Carter                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 12 Freddie Welsh                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 20 Sammy Smith                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1907
Jan  1 Eddie Chambers               Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 14 Eddie Carter                 Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 ND  6
Jan 17 Sammy Smith                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Feb 14 Jim Bonner                   Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 LK  1
Mar  9 Jack Dorman                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 13 Jimmy Potts                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Apr 20 Jack Smith                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 22 Eddie Carter                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
May 25 Tommy Quill                  Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Jun 22 Frank Stinger                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov  9 Johnny Dohan                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Nov 18 Mickey Gannon                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Oct 24 Billy Willis                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec  2 Billy Ryan                   Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 ND  3

1908
Jan 18 Jack Smith                   Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

1909
Feb  6 Mickey Gannon                Philadelphia, Pa                 LT  6

1910
Mar 21 Young Willis                 Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Mar 22 Jim Mitchen                  New York, NY                     ND 10
Apr  4 Joe Phillips                 Brooklyn, NY                     ND 10
Oct 27 Tony Straub                  New York, NY                     ND 10
Nov 24 Jim Holland                  New York, NY                     KO  3

1911
Feb 22 Jack Elliott                 New York, NY                     ND  6
Mar 23 Battling Gates               Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 ND  6
May 26 Jim Bonner                   Mauch Chunk, Pa                  LK  2
Jul 12 Tony Leonard                 Scranton, Pa                     ND  6
Sep 29 Millie Gilbert               Wilkes-Barre, Pa                 ND   
Nov 16 Joe Burke                    Scranton, Pa                     ND  6

1912
Jan 29 Tommy Langdon                Scranton, Pa                     ND  6
May  3 Tommy Maloney                Niagara Falls, NY                ND 10
Oct 10 Kid Julian                   Oswego, NY                       LK  2

*** The Following Bout Is Reported But Not Confirmed ***

1906
Jun  7 Rosario "Kid" Locke          Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6

*** Most Data Was Provided By Luckett Davis ***

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