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Frazier, Joe, 1944-2011

LC control no.n 81047148
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Personal name headingFrazier, Joe, 1944-2011
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Variant(s)Frazier, Joseph, 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe, 1944-2011
Frazier, Smokin' Joe, 1944-2011
Frazier, Billy Joe, 1944-2011
Associated countryUnited States
Philadelphia, Pa.
Birth date19440112
Death date20111107
Place of birthLaurel Bay (S.C.)
Beaufort (S.C.)
Place of deathPhiladelphia (Pa.)
Field of activityBoxing
AffiliationInternational Boxing Hall of Fame
U.S. Olympic boxing team
Profession or occupationBoxers (Sports)
Found inCome out smokin', 1972.
Smokin' Joe, c1996: CIP t.p. (a heavyweight champion of the world, Smokin' Joe Frazier; Joe Frazier)
New York times WWW site, Nov. 8, 2011 (in obituary published Nov. 7: Joe Frazier; b. Billy Joe Frazier, Jan. 12, 1944, Laurel Bay, S.C.; d. Monday night [Nov. 7, 2011], aged 67; former heavyweight champion whose furious and intensely personal fights with a taunting Muhammad Ali endure as an epic rivalry in boxing history)
African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Frazier, Joe; Joseph Frazier; boxer, olympic medalist; born 12 January 1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina; dropped out of school by age thirteen; was on the U.S. Olympic boxing team and won a gold medal (1964), became professional boxer (1965), won the New York State heavyweight championship (1968), became heavyweight champion of the world (1971), retired from boxing (1981), inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (1990); died 07 November 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
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