Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame: Fred Beell

© Photographed August 14, 2016
Erected 1972 in memory of Ann R. Figi
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
43.042288, -87.916127
43° 2.55′ N, 87° 54.967′ W

FRED BEELL
He held the middle-weight, light heavy-weight and heavy-weight titles in the "Golden Age" of wrestling, 1896-1919. Dethroned the great Frank Gotch in 1906. Killed by gangsters August 5, 1933, while serving as a police officer. Born, January 17, 1876 in West Prussia, Germany. Elected 1972.
The marker is located at the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, and is accessible from southbound North 4th Street, between West State Street (to the north) and West Kilbourn Avenue (to the south), at or near 400 West Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203.

Inductees honored at this site are members of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame (established 1951). The Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame is a joint property of Wisconsin Sports Development Corporation and Wisconsin Center District.

Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame

Click here for an Alphabetical List of Inductees to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.

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The marker is in this cluster -- bottom right corner.


 The marker is located at the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.


The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is located at the
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. 

The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is located on the east side
of the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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