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Inducted in 1977 … graduate of Haverstraw H.S. … born in 1898, the eldest of 12 sons of a Haverstraw brickyard foreman … was a nationally recognized boxing official for 44 years … a New York State boxing judge starting in 1933, he judged more than 2,000 fights in every club and arena from New York City to Syracuse … at one time was said to be the oldest active profess-ional boxing judge in the world … judged the fights of such greats as Joe Frazier, Floyd Patterson, Emile Griffith, Archie Moore, Willie Pep, Ezzard Charles, Jim Braddock and Tony Canzoneri … also promoted professional wrestling exhibitions with stars like Bruno Sammartino and Antonino Rocca … a onetime fight manager who served as ring announcer and timekeeper of boxing bouts, and also promoted amateur boxing …in 1925, he organized and was elected the first president of the Rockland County Baseball Umpires Association … in 1952 was one of the main organizers of the Haverstraw Little# League … was the play-by-play voice of The Journal-News Little League Tournament of Champions … umpired high school games in Rockland and Bergen counties, as well as Little League … was elected to the executive committee of the New York State Bowling Congress in 1937, and was captain of the six-man Gamboli Brothers bowling team that took part in the national championships in New York City … died in 1982.