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The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia -- Old Timer

Kid Kenneth
(Kenneth William Harmon)

BORN March 14 1884; Saint Mary's, Ohio (Fought out of Bakersfield and Coalinga, California)
DIED October 14 1955; Coalinger, California
HEIGHT 5-11 1/2
WEIGHT 179-190 lbs


Feb 22 Edward "Ginger" Williams     Coalinga, Ca                     KO  3
          -Williams died from injuries sustained in the bout
Dec 17 Ed "Gunboat" Smith           Maricopa, Ca                     LK  3

Jun 18 "Young" Al Kaufman           Taft, Ca                          L 20

Apr    -Sportsmen were trying to match Kenneth vs Jeff Clarke
Dec 25 Al Kaufmann                  Coalinger, Ca                    KO  7

Feb  8 Ed Kennedy                   Taft, Ca                         KO  3
Feb 22 Al Williams                  Coalinga, Ca                     KO 10
May  9 Dan "Porky" Flynn            San Francisco, Ca                 D  4
Jun 14 Jack Lester                  Taft, Ca                          D 20
Nov 22 Charles Horn                 Taft, Ca                         KO 15

Jan 24 Arthur Pelkey                Taft, Ca                         KO  6
Feb 21 Al Norton                    Vernon, Ca                      SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but postponed
Feb 27 Al Norton                    Vernon, Ca                        D 20
Apr    Bob McAllister               Vernon, Ca                      SCH   
          -This bout was tentatively scheduled but not held
May  8 Tom "Bearcat" McMahon        Vernon, Ca                       LT 13
          -Police intervened
Sep 26 Jack Lester                  Taft, Ca                         LT 19
          -Kenneth substituted for "Sailor" Charles Grande

Feb  8 Battling Levinsky            New Orleans, La                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Levinsky had a death in his family
Mar    Jack Lester                  Tulsa, Ok                       SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held; Kenneth was ill
Mar 26 "Sailor" Jack Carroll        Tulsa, OK                        KO  9

Feb 16 Willie Meehan                San Diego, Ca                     L  4
May 20 Willie Meehan                Los Angeles, Ca                   L  4
May 25 Willie Meehan                San Diego, Ca                     L  4

*** Photo Was Provided By William Schutte ***

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