Joe Barrow
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Joseph Louis Barrow (1914 - 1981)

Joseph Louis (Joe) "Joe Louis" Barrow
Born in Lafayette, Chambers, Alabama, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 17 Mar 1959 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Paradise, Clark County, Nevada, USAmap
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Joe Barrow served in the United States Army in World War II
Service started: January 10, 1942
Unit(s): Calvary
Service ended: October 1, 1945

Joseph Barrow was born on May 13, 1914 in Lafayette, Chambers, Alabama, United States. His parents were Munroe Barrow and Lillie Reese. He married Martha Jefferson on March 17, 1959.

He was a Heavyweight Boxing Champion.

He died on April 12, 1981 in Paradise, Clark County, Nevada, USA.[1]

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA,


  1. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 September 2016), Joe Louis Barrow Or Louis, Pennsylvania, United States, 13 Apr 1981; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, ( : 2014); citing Philadelphia Inquirer, The, born-digital text.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 6 February 2018), Joe L Barrow in household of Pat Brooks, Detroit (Districts 0251-0500), Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 321, sheet 17B, line 94, family 19, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1044; FHL microfilm 2,340,779.
  • Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 25 May 2017), Find A Grave: Memorial #644 for Joe "The Brown Bomber" Louis (1914 - 1981) - Find A Grave Memorial. GPS (lat/lon):, 38.87715, -77.07126
  • "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch ( : modified 11 June 2016, 02:27), entry for Joseph Louis Joe Louis Barrow(PID; contributed by various users.
  • Wikipedia:Joe Louis

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