American boxerDied when: 79 years 220 days (955 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Thomas Patrick Loughran (November 29, 1902 – July 7, 1982) was an American professional boxer and the former World Light Heavyweight Champion.Statistical boxing website BoxRec lists Loughran as the #7 ranked light heavyweight of all time, while The Ring Magazine founder Nat Fleischer placed him at #4.
The rates Loughran as the 6th best light heavyweight ever.Loughran was named the Ring Magazine's Fighter of the Year twice, first in 1929 and again 1931.
He was inducted into the Ring Magazine Hall of Fame in 1956 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1991.