Tag: John V. Wilkie

Jersey Joe Walcott (left) and Felix Bocchicchio in an undated photo.
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Felix Bocchicchio

Also known as “Man ‘o War,” Felix Bocchicchio left a lasting imprint on boxing history as the manager of Jersey Joe Walcott while also drawing significant attention from law enforcement.

Cop On Ledge Thrills Hundreds - AI Photo
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Cop on Ledge Thrills Hundreds Drawn by False Burglar Alarm

Several hundred persons, attracted by the loud ringing of a burglar alarm at the King jewelry store, 4 Broadway, watched Patrolman John V. Wilkie last night as he climbed over the roof of the building and across a narrow ledge to an open second story window to investigate the alarm.