Clarence Leonard Walker

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Clarence Leonard Walker

Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: April 30, 1957 (58)
Florida, South Africa
Place of Burial: Roodepoort, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Manual Walker and Agnes Hannah Walker
Husband of Edith Florence Walker
Father of Norma Noreen Reinvart and Private
Brother of Leslie George Walker and Thomas Walker

Occupation: Clerk and Boxer
Managed by: John Sparkman
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About Clarence Leonard Walker

Springbok Boxer 1920 Olympic Games. Clarence Walker was the first South African boxer to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games. He won the bantamweight gold medal in Antwerp in 1920. After many fights, Clarence won the South African bantamweight championship on April 14, 1928 when he beat Scotty Frazer, but he retired without defending the title. He worked as a clerk at the Railway stores department for many years and died in 1957 in Florida on the West Rand, South Africa.

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Clarence Leonard Walker's Timeline

1898
December 13, 1898
Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1923
May 11, 1923
Age 24
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
1957
April 30, 1957
Age 58
Florida, South Africa
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Roodepoort, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa