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 original antique wire photo of Jack Dempsey dictating a letter to his secretary in 1929. It is an Associated Press photo. This original antique wire photo of Jack Dempsey is 8" x 10." The corners are soft. There are small creases along the right edge and in the upper left corner. Clean with no rips or tears.