Tag: Felix Bocchiccio
William T. Feitz
Detective Feitz was investigating three men who had entered a home at 243 Sycamore Street when he was gunned down from behind. He was pronounced dead upon arrival at West Jersey Hospital.
Arnold R. Cream (aka Jersey Joe Walcott)
Arnold Raymond Cream on January 31, 1914, outside of Camden NJ, later known as boxer Jersey Joe Walcott.
FELIX BOCCHICCHIO was born in Pennsylvania on August 31, 1906. He is best remembered today as boxer Jersey Joe Walcott’s manager during and after his rise to the heavyweight championship in the late 1940s and early 1950s. He had a long and colorful career prior to and after the Walcott era in a variety of activities, both legal and on the other side of the law.
Felix Bocchicchio – FBI Rap Sheet
NAME: Felix Bocchicchio
ALIASES: William Arthur Trevers, John J. Bartlet.
DESCRIPTION: Born 1907, U.S., 5’7″, 145 lbs., slender build, dark brown hair, brown eyes, dark complexion, has stiff right leg, old bullet wound.
The Gangster, Jersey Joe & The Bo-Bet
The history of a Mt Ephraim hotel reveals a story that could have been script for Hollywood movie staring James Cagney or Edward G Robinson.
Angelo Anthony Leveccia (aka Joey Allen)
JOEY ALLEN was the name that Angelo Anthony Levecchia boxed under from 1928 through 1943. He was born in Camden, New Jersey on November 12, 1912 to Anthony Levecchia and his wife, the former Anna Maria Onorati. His father worked for as a laborer for many years at Camden Forge. Angelo Levecchia was one of at least six children, coming after Henry and Nicholas and before Lillian, Mary, and Joseph. Under the ring name of Joey Allen, he became one of the many fine boxers that emerged from South Camden in the 1920s and 1930s.
Camden Reached Peak in Boxing in 1919-20
Camden has had its ups and downs in the boxing game, but probably reached its peak so far as performers are concerned when bouts were held at the Haddon Avenue Armory during 1919-20.
New Champ Oldest One to Hold Title
Jersey Joe Walcott, an amazing old man of the ring who wouldn’t be licked, today is the new champ — the world’s oldest heavyweight championship — in an astounding climax to an almost unbelievable saga of the ring.
Huge Gambling Joint Raided By State Police
Maple Shade Progress – July 28, 1949
Maple Shade’s so-called “plumbing warehouse” proved to be just what residents suspected it to be – an elaborate gambling establishment.
An Off Day At Jersey Joe Walcott’s Training Camp
On the days Jersey Joe Walcott doesn’t box for his forthcoming return bout with heavyweight champion Joe Louis there’s little activity at his Grenloch Park training camp. Yesterday was one of Walcott’s off days and the camp personnel took it easy.
Held As White Slaver
Baltimore, Md., March 25 – A former Stratford, N.J. resident is one of 11 men who were indicted here by a federal Grand Jury which began probing white slave activities after a fatal shooting at a Bladensburg, Md., roadhouse last fall.
“Man O’ War” Escapes After Pistol Battle
Felix Boccichicco, Notorious Mt. Carmel Character is Sought by Authorities After Gun Battle with Police