less than 1 minute read

Gene Tunney

Tunney, Gene (James Joseph Tunney; 1898–1978), U.S. world heavyweight boxing champion (1926–28). In 1926 he beat Jack Dempsey in the controversial fight of the “long count.” He retired in 1928, having lost only one of his professional bouts.

Additional topics

21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - Transcendentalism to United Church of Christ