September 14, 1917
|Died||November 4, 1993
Callura won the national featherweight title in 1931 and was a member of the 1932 Summer Olympics team.
He turned professional in 1936 and became the world featherweight champion by defeating Jackie Wilson in 1943. He defended his title twice until losing to Phil Terranova.
In 1969, he was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.
- Other sources report his year of birth 1914 or 1915.
- "Tigertown Triumphs" (Press release). The Hamilton Spectator-Memory Project (Souvenir Edition) page MP56. 2006-06-10.
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