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SLATTERY, Bobby

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SLATTERY, Bobby. (Dubuque, IA-- ). One of the memorable boxers from the Dubuque area, Slattery became the Novice Champion in the Cedar Rapids Golden Gloves competition in 1960 at 112 pounds. He won the Open Championship in 1961 and 1962 at 118 pounds and was the 3rd Infantry Division Champion for the United States Army in 1965 at 125 pounds.