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Fred Beell

 
 
Fred Beell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Fred Beell Marker
Inscription. He held the middle-weight, light heavy-weight and heavy-weight titles in the "Golden Age" of wrestling, 1896-1919. Dethroned the great Frank Gotch in 1906. Killed by gangsters August 5, 1933, while serving as a police officer. Born, January 17, 1876 in West Prussia, Germany. Elected 1972.
 
Erected 1972 by Presented to the Hall of Fame in memory of Ann R. Figi.
 
Location. 43° 2.533′ N, 87° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Badger" Bob Johnson (here, next to this marker); Dianne Holum (here, next to this marker); Ray Nitschke (here, next to this marker); Joseph J. Krueger (here, next to this marker); Bernard E. "Bernie" Heselton (here, next to this marker); Don Gehrmann (here, next to this marker); Terry Brennan (here, next to this marker); Major General W. "Fritz" Breidster (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is part of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame which
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
is located on the east side of the UW-Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Also see . . .  Fred Beell - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 15, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
4. UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 15, 2016.
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