Kenneth Howard Norton
Pen Name: None
Born: August 9, 1943 in Jacksonville, Illinois
P.O. Box 491
Jacksonville, Illinois 62651-0491
Born in Jacksonville, Illinois
Biographical and Professional Information
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.
- Going the Distance, Cahners, 2000
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
- International Boxing Hall of Fame
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