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Sonny Liston

Sonny ListonAKA Charles Liston

Born: 8-May-1932
Birthplace: St. Francis County, AR
Died: 30-Dec-1970
Location of death: Las Vegas, NV
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Paradise Memorial Gardens, Las Vegas, NV

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Boxing

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: World Heavyweight Champion 1962-64

Father: Tobe Liston (sharecropper)
Mother: Helen
Sister: Alcora Jones

    World Heavyweight Champion 25-Sep-1962 to 25-Feb-1964
    International Boxing Hall of Fame
    Robbery 1950 (served 19 months prison)
    Larceny 1950 (served 19 months prison)
    Assault St. Louis, MO (5-May-1956)
    Unlawful Gambling St. Louis, MO (12-Aug-1959)
    Disorderly Conduct
    Resisting Arrest
    Impersonating a Police Officer
    Driving without a License Colorado
    Reckless Driving Colorado
    Unlawful Possession of a Firearm Colorado
    Driving While Intoxicated Los Angeles, CA (16-Dec-1970)
    Endorsement of Braniff (1970)
    Risk Factors: Heroin

    Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee (21-Nov-1969) · Himself
    Head (6-Nov-1968) · Extra
    Harlow (14-May-1965)

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