Lew Jenkins was born on December 4, 1916 in Milburn, Texas. He defeated Lou Ambers on May 10, 1940 to win the World Lightweight Title. He retired after losing to Beau Jack on April 14, 1950 with a final record of 63-39-5 with 46 KO's. Presented here is a signed photo of Lew Jenkins which has been inscribed to Nat Fleischer of The Ring. From the collection of The Ring. This is an original 8" x 10" sepia tone promotional photo of Lew Jenkins as he looked at the height of his career. Boldly signed in ink, "To Nat From Lew Jenkins Lightweight Champion." Not creased or torn. Clean front and back. Bold, clear image. Rare Jenkins signed photo when he was world lightweight champion.