LOUIS, JOE (JOSEPH LOUIS BARROW), 1914-1981

Biography:

Boxer. Born– May 13, 1914, Chambers County. Parents– Munrow and Lilly (Reese) Barrow. Children– Two. Married– Marva Trotter, September 24, 1935. Married– Martha Jefferson, May 11, 1951. Honors– Won the light heavyweight championship of the National Amateur Athletic Union, 1934; world professional heavyweight championship, 1937-1949; retired as champion; served as greeter, Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nev.

Source:

Who’s Who in America, 1980, My Life Story.

Publication(s):

How to Box. Philadelphia; D. McKay, 1948.

Joe Louis, My Life. New York; Harcourt, 1978.

My Life Story. New York; Duell, Sloan, 1947.