Carl E. Morris
Carl E. Morris (February 23, 1887 - July 11, 1951) was a professional boxer who was known as the Oklahoma White Hope. He was a heavyweight, fighting at 225-240 pounds. He was 6 feet 4 inches tall.
He was born on February 23, 1887 in Fulton, Kentucky. On December 16, 1918 he lost a fight to Jack Dempsey at the Louisiana Auditorium in New Orleans. In later life he worked as a steam shovel operator. He died on July 11, 1951 in Pasadena, California of cancer.
- "Carl E. Morris". Los Angeles Times. July 12, 1951. "Carl E. Morris 67 a heavyweight boxer who was known as the Oklahoma White Hope ..."
- Carl Morris, cyberboxingzone.com, accessed June 2010
- "Former Boxing Great Dies in California". United Press. July 12, 1951. Retrieved 2010-09-28. "Funeral services will be held Friday for exheavyweight fighter Carl E. Morris whose career was at its ..."
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