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Frank Childs

Born: Jul 17, 1867

Death: Jun 20, 1936

Birthplace: Texas

Nationality: United States

Frank Childs

Date of Birth : Jul 17, 1867
Date of Death : Jun 20, 1936
Birth Place : Texas

Frank Childs, "The Crafty Texan", was an African American boxer who fought professionally out of Chicago from 1892 to 1911 and twice held the World Colored Heavyweight Championship. Fighting at a weight of between 160 and 185 lbs., the short, stocky Childs fought middleweights, light-heavyweights and heavyweights. He had a powerful punch.

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