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Jake Kilrain
Birth: Feb. 9, 1859
Greenpoint
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1937
Quincy
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Boxer. Born John Joseph Killion in Greenpoint, New York, he was a professional prize fighter whose career spanned the bare knuckle era to the glove era. His best known fight was an epic 76 round loss against Heavyweight Champion John L. Sullivan in 1889. The match lasted over two hours. It was the last bare-knuckled championship fight. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Quincy
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jul 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14912604
Jake Kilrain
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Jake Kilrain
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- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Dec. 22, 2013
Published in the Norman Transcript July 1889 John L. Sullivan's bloody victory over Jake Kilrain was the topic of conversation in Norman.
- Knoles Cemetery
 Added: Jan. 16, 2012
Happy Birthday. RIP
- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Feb. 9, 2010
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