Lancaster in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Leo F. Hauck
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
Erected 1950 by Friends of Leo Hauck and the World of Sports.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
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. Marker is located in Buchanan Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 James Buchanan (within shouting distance of this marker); Ambulance Co. No. 111 28th Division A.E.F. (within shouting distance of this marker); Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of World War I Heroes (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham de Peyster (about 300 feet away); Benjamin Franklin (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.