Barney Ross (1909 - 1967)

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Birthplace: new york, New York, United States
Death: Died
Occupation: Boxer
Managed by: Elizabeth Sharon Golding
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About Barney Ross

born Dov-Ber Rasofsky (December 23, 1909–January 17, 1967) was born in New York City to Isidore "Itchik" Rasofsky and Sarah Epstein Rasofsky. His father was a Talmudic scholar who had emigrated to America from his native Brest-Litovsk after barely surviving a pogrom. The family then moved from New York to Chicago. Isidore became a rabbi and owner of a small vegetable shop in Chicago's Maxwell Street neighborhood, a vibrant Jewish ghetto akin to the New York's Lower East Side of the 1920s and '30s.

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December 23, 1909
new york, New York, United States
January 17, 1967
Age 57