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Lancaster in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Leo F. Hauck

1888 – 1950

 
 
Leo F. Hauck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
1. Leo F. Hauck Marker

Inscription.
Memorial to
Leo F. Hauck
1888 – 1950

In an era of top middleweight
and light heavyweight boxers,
1905 – 1920, Leo Hauck rose
through them all to become
“Uncrowned Middleweight Champion
of the World.” Always a clean
sportsman and a gentleman,
he was a credit to the
world of boxing and to his native
town, Lancaster. He was an ideal
pattern for the youth of America

Erected by his many friends
of the world of sports
1950

 
Erected 1950 by Friends of Leo Hauck and the World of Sports.
 
Location. 40° 2.627′ N, 76° 19.325′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Buchanan Avenue west of N West End Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in Buchanan Park. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Tilden Sheckard (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); James Buchanan (within shouting distance of this marker); Ambulance Co. No. 111   28th Division A.E.F.
Lancaster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
2. Lancaster Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham de Peyster (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Water Towers in Buchanan Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Privy (approx. half a mile away); James Buchanan Home (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a bas-relief image of Leo Hauck in a boxing pose.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Leo F. Hauck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
3. Leo F. Hauck Marker
Marker in Buchanan Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
4. Marker in Buchanan Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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