Jack Dempsey was born on June 24, 1895 in Manassa, Colorado. He defeated Jess Willard on July 4, 1919 to win the World Heavyweight Title and held the title until September 23, 1926 when he lost to Gene Tunney. Dempsey announced his retirement in February of 1928 with a final record of 64-6-9 with 49 KO's. Presented here is an antique photo of Jack Dempsey.
This antique wirephoto of Jack Dempsey is 5 1/2" x 7 1/4." There are rips along the top edge and they have been taped on the back of the photo. There are small creases in the center of the photo and there are marks along the edges from where the photo was used in print.