Erected 1951 by Wisconsin State Federation of Labor
and its affiliates A.F. of L.
RICHARD H. "RICHIE" MITCHELL
He was born, July 14, 1895, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. During his great ring career he whipped Johnny Kilbane, Featherweight Champion, and was knocked out by Benny Leonard, Lightweight Champion, in a famous bout in Old Madison Square Garden, New York, in which he floored Leonard.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
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