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Leo Lomski (1903-1979)

Born in Ohio, Leo Lomski moved with his family to Aberdeen, Washington. His father was a Polish Jew and the Lomskis were the only Jews in town. Leo went to work as a lumberjack and started fighting in logging camps, where he became known as the "Aberdeen Assassin" for his aggressive style.

Career Record
Won: 100, KOs: 39
Lost: 27
Draw: 15

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