|Born:||October 23, 1897|
Brooklyn, New York
|Died:|| June 7, 1972 74) (aged|
New York, New York
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||165 lb (75 kg)|
|High school:||Brooklyn (NY) Commercial|
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