BiographyAthlete : Boxing
Year Inducted: 1982
Date of Birth: January 9th, 1935
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario
Gale Allen Kerwin (deceased) was a top amateur boxer from 1947 to 1953. Turned pro in 1954, winning first fight in first round. Won Canadian lightweight title in 1958. Ranked 10th in world. Fought three world champions, Joe Brown, Ralph Dupas, and Julio Loi, in non-title fights. Pro record: 47 bouts, won 12 by KO, 21 by decision, three draws. Retired 1962.