Clement J. Patrick

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Clem started boxing at the age of 17. During his carrer he had46 bouts, winning 41 losing three and drawing 2. At one time he was the Jr. Heavyweight Champion of the Anthracite Region. He became a policeman in 1934, and rose to the rank of Lieutenant in the Mt. Carmel Police Department. He was honored a number of times for police work with citations from the F.B.I. and was a qualified fingerprint expert. He was President of the Anthracite Lodge, Fraternal Order of Police. He had 24 cartoon ideas published by the popular Jimmy Hatlo’s “They’ll Do It Every Time,” and contributed 14 Ching Chow Cartoons. Clem was an outstanding boxer during the period when boxing flowered in the Coal Regions.

Categories: 1981 Hall of Fame