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Willie Jackson
(Oscar Tobin)

BORN   July 11 1897; New York, New York
DIED November 12 1961; Brooklyn, New York
HEIGHT 5-6
WEIGHT 119 1/2-136 1/4 lbs
MANAGER Frank "Doc" Bagley

Jackson was a top contender who had fast hands and quick feet; He tangled with some of the best men in his weight class during his time and did well but never gained a shot at the title; Had he been given a chance, he may well have been a champion

During his career, Willie defeated such men as Johnny Dundee, Tommy Houck, Tommy O'Keefe, Barney Adair, "Oakland" Frankie Burns, Jimmy Sacco, Frankie Farren, Joe Azevedo, Eddie Fitzsimmons, Matt Brock and Jimmy Hanlon

1913
Jul 14 Johnny Young                New York, NY                   ND  4

1914
Feb  9 Willie Doyle                New York, NY                   ND 10
Oct 13 "Jersey" Frankie Burns      New York, NY                   ND 10

1915
Jan    "Red Cap" Wilson                                           ND 10
Feb 27 Louisiana                   New York, NY                   ND 10
Mar    "Red Cap" Wilson                                           ND 10
Jun    Tommy Touhey                                                D  
Aug  7 Young Ketchell              Brooklyn, NY                   ND 10
Aug 30 Jimmy Powers                New York, NY                   ND 10
Sep  3 Tommy Touhey                New York, NY                   ND 10
Dec  4 Benny Kaufman               Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6

1916
Jan  1 Eddie Campi                 Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Jan 24 Eddie Miller                Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Feb  6 Young Wagner                New York, NY                   ND 10
Feb  7 Young Wagner                New York, NY                   ND 10
Feb 23 Frankie Rowan               New York, NY                   WF  4
Mar 20 Johnny Victor               New York, NY                   KO  2
Apr 10 Abe Kabakoff                Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Apr 24 Leo Reux                    Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
May  8 Johnny Kilbane              Philadelphia, Pa               LT  5
Jul  3 Tommy Touhey                in New York                    ND 10
Jul 28 Tommy Houck                 New York, NY                   KO  7
Sep 12 Allie Nack                  Bronx, NY                      ND 10
Oct  5 Allie Nack                  New York, NY                   ND 10
Oct  9 Jack Dunleavy               Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Nov 13 Tommy O'Keefe               Philadelphia, Pa               KO  2
          -Some sources report "New York, NY"
Nov 30 Matt Brock                  Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Dec 29 Leo Johnson                 New York, NY                   ND 10

1917
Jan 15 Johnny Dundee               Philadelphia, Pa               KO  1
Feb 12 Artie Root                  Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Feb 16 Eddie Wallace               New York, NY                   ND 10
Mar  8 Tommy Touhey                New York, NY                   ND 10
May 19 Ray Rivers                  New York, NY                   KO  2
May 28 Johnny Mealey               Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Jun  5 Chick Simler                Boston, Ma                     KO 12
Jun 29 Johnny Dundee               New York, NY                   ND 10
Jul  3 Eddie Wallace               Boston, Ma                      L 12
Aug 28 Joe Mooney                  New York, NY                   ND 10
Sep  3 "Young" Terry McGovern      Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Sep 24 Patsy Cline                 New York, NY                   ND 10
Oct  8 Rocky Kansas                Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Oct 24 Barney Adair                Marieville, RI                  W 12
Oct 26 Tommy Touhey                New York, NY                   ND 10
Nov  5 Patsy Cline                 Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Dec 17 Frankie Callahan            Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6

1918
Jan  7 Lew Tendler                 Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Feb 13 Ray Rivers                  Carbondale, Pa                 ND 10
Feb 18 Rocky Kansas                Buffalo, NY                    ND 10
Mar 11 Rocky Kansas                Buffalo, NY                    ND 10
Mar 25 Johnny Dundee               New Haven, Ct                   D 12
Apr 29 Lew Tendler                 New Haven, Ct                   L 15
Jul  8 Lew "Young" Cardell         Jersey City, NJ                ND  8
Jul 16 Benny Leonard               New York, NY                   ND  4
Jul 23 Frankie Britt               Boston, Ma                      L 12
Aug    Leo Johnson                 Bronx, NY                      ND  6
Nov 16 Eddie Wallace               New York, NY                   ND  
Dec  9 Jimmy Sacco                 Boston, Ma                      W  6
Dec 25 George Erne                 Philadelphia, Pa               KO  6

1919
Jan  6 Dick Stosh                  Philadelphia, Pa               KO  1
Jan 14 Johnny Noye                 Minneapolis, Mn                ND 10
Jan 18 Jack Russo                  Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Jan 27 Frankie Britt               Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Feb 13 Jack Brazzo                 Philadelphia, Pa               TK  3
Feb 28 Frankie Farren              San Francisco, Ca               L  4
Mar  7 Tommy Richards              San Francisco, Ca               D  4
Mar 12 Joe Azevedo                 Oakland, Ca                     W  4
Mar 21 Frankie Farren              San Francisco, Ca              TK  4
Apr 11 Ralph Brady                 Syracuse, NY                   ND 10
Apr 14 Frankie Britt               Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Jul  1 Tommy Touhey                in New Jersey                  NC  3
          -Some sources report "LF 3"
Aug  4 Lew Tendler                 Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Sep  1 Johnny Dundee               Jersey City, NJ                ND  8
Sep  4 Joe Phillips                Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Sep  9 Ralph Brady                 Paterson, NJ                   ND  8
Sep 29 Ralph Brady                 Detroit, Mi                    ND 10
Oct  6 Eddie Morgan                Philadelphia, Pa               KO  4
Oct 10 Jake Schiffer               Buffalo, NY                    ND 10
Oct 11 George Erne                 Philadelphia, Pa               ND 10
Oct 13 Tommy Touhey                Newark, NJ                     ND  8
Oct 20 Johnny "Young" Drummie      Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Oct 31 Johnny Dundee               Milwaukee, Wi                  ND 10
Nov 17 Jake Schiffer               Buffalo, NY                    ND 10

1920
Jan 12 Pete Hartley                Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Jan 16 "Oakland" Frankie Burns     Buffalo, NY                    KO  5
Jan 18 Harry Carlson               Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Jan 19 Mel Coogan                  Trenton, NJ                    ND  8
Feb 16 Jack Russo                  Philadelphia, Pa               ND  6
Feb 27 Frankie Schoell             Buffalo, NY                    ND 10
Mar  1 Ralph Brady                 Paterson, NJ                   ND  8
Mar  8 Johnny Dundee               Jersey City, NJ                ND  8
Mar 29 Richie Mitchell             Milwaukee, Wi                  ND 10
Mar 31 Ralph Brady                 Camden, NJ                     ND  8
Apr 23 Jack Lawler                 Jersey City, NJ                ND  8
May 11 Young Russo                 Camden, NJ                     ND  
May 14 Johnny Dundee               Newark, NJ                     ND 12
Jun 15 Johnny Dundee               Boston, Ma                      D 12
Jul 12 Lew Tendler                 Philadelphia, Pa               LK  5
Aug 30 Gene Delmont                Jersey City, NJ                ND 12
Sep 16 Gene Delmont                Jersey City, NJ                ND 12
Sep 23 Ned Fitzgerald              Jersey City, NJ                ND  8
Oct 22 Gene Delmont                Camden, NJ                     ND 10
Oct 29 Eddie Fitzsimmons           New York, NY                   TK 10
Nov 25 Matt Brock                  Philadelphia, Pa               TK  4
Nov 29 Johnny Dundee               New York, NY                    D 15

1921
Jan  7 Myron "Pinkey" Mitchell     New York, NY                    D 15
Jan 26 Lew Tendler                 Milwaukee, Wi                  ND 10
Feb 25 Johnny Dundee               New York, NY                    W 15
Mar 21 Rocky Kansas                New York, NY                    L 12
May  3 Freddie Welsh               Summit, NJ                     LK  8
May 27 Jimmy Hanlon                New York, NY                    W 12
Jun 24 Charley Pitts               Jersey City, NJ                 W 12
Jul 18 Jimmy Hanlon                Philadelphia, Pa                W  8
Sep 30 Pete Hartley                New York, NY                    D 15
Nov 24 Billy Angelo                Philadelphia, Pa               KO  6
Nov 29 Jimmy Hanlon                New York, NY                    W 10
Dec 30 Johnny Dundee               New York, NY                    D 15

1922
Jan 23 Ned Fitzgerald              Philadelphia, Pa               KO  5
Feb 20 Charley White               New York, NY                    L 15
Mar 28 Frankie Rice                Philadelphia, Pa               ND  8
Jun 17 Willie Pfeiffer             New York, NY                    W 10
Jul 12 Harry Galfund               Long Island City, NY            D  4
Sep 18 Harry "Kid" Brown           Philadelphia, Pa               ND  8
Nov    Johnny Shugrue              New York, NY                   LK 10
Nov 20 Johnny Mealey               Philadelphia, Pa               ND  8
Nov 27 Chubby Brown                Rochester, NY                   L 10
Dec  4 Johnny Shugrue              Jersey City, NJ                LK 10


*** Some Data Was Provided By John Chaikin ***
 


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

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