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Kenneth Howard Norton

Born: August 9, 1943 in Jacksonville, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Born in Jacksonville, Illinois

Biography: He is a former world champion heavyweight boxer. Norton is one of the few to beat Muhammad Ali. Norton was an outstanding athlete at Jacksonville High School. His track coach entered him in eight events and Ken placed first in all. As a result, the 'Ken Norton Rule' was instituted in Illinois high school sports which limits participation of an athlete to a maximum of three track and field events.

  • -- International Boxing Hall of Fame

Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Kenneth Howard Norton on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Going the distance /
ISBN: 1582612250 OCLC: 47010244

Sports Pub., Champaign, Ill. : ©2000.