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Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Leavander W. Johnson

1969 - 2005

 

— 34 Wins - 5 Losses - 2 Draws - 26 KO's —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
1. Leavander W. Johnson Marker
Inscription.  An Atlantic City native who became the IBF and IBO Lightweight World Champion.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansSports.
 
Location. 39° 21.789′ N, 74° 25.584′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on Atlantic Avenue just west of North North Carolina Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1201 Atlantic Ave, Longport NJ 08403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elwood Samuel Roberts II (within shouting distance of this marker); James L. Cooper (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph T. Allmond (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cora Hillery Boggs (approx. 0.2 miles away); William "Sonny" Lea (approx. ¼ mile away); Soundra E. Usry-Hollingsworth (approx. 0.3 miles away); Virgie Lee Jordan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mayor Lorenzo T. Langford (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
 
Also see . . .  Leavander Johnson. Wikipedia
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article (Submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.) 
 
 
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