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He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and died in Etna, Pa at age 36.
After two knockout victories in the 1924 Summer Olympics Haggerty was eliminated in the quarter-finals of the Men's welterweight division losing his fight on points to the bronze medalist Douglas Lewis. Along with his brothers Harry and Johnny, Hugh Haggerty returned home and became part of the storied history of Pittsburgh boxing during the 20s and 30s.
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