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Walcott, Jersey Joe, 1914-1994

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Personal name headingWalcott, Jersey Joe, 1914-1994
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Variant(s)Walcott, Joe, 1914-1994
Cream, Arnold Raymond, 1914-1994
Found inMuhammad Ali portrait collection, 1960-1980: (Joe Walcott)
Encycl. of African-Amer. culture and history, vol. 5, 1996: p. 2757 (Walcott, Jersey Joe, Arnold Raymond Cream; b. Jan. 13, 1914, Merchantville, New Jersey; d. Feb. 25, 1994, Camden, New Jersey; boxer, oldest fighter to win heavyweight championship 1951-1952; born Arnold Raymond Cream, he took the name "Jersey Joe Walcott," in 1930, in honor of Joe Walcott, the Barbadian welterweight champion)