(1902-1982)World Light Heavyweight Champion from 1927 to 1929. He boxed during the "Golden Age of Boxing" in many weight classes, besting 10 champs in his 18-year career. The "Philly Phantom" had a scientific style, built on precision and maneuverability rather than brute force. Considered a gentleman both in and out of the ring. In 1991 he was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Loughran was devoted to his neighborhood and church here.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at 9:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 485015 N 4419037|
|Decimal Degrees||39.92130000, -75.17535000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 55.278', W 75° 10.521'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 55' 16.68" N, 75° 10' 31.26" W|
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|Area Code(s)||215, 267|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2340 S 17th St, Philadelphia PA 19145, US|
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