Boxing manager – When Mr. Allen moved from South Carolina to Charlotte as a young man he worked for the telephone company – He was considered one of the strongest men in this section of the country, he could single handed lift huge reels of wire by himself – Allen was a top boxing manager in the South for many years – Mr. Allen managed Ralph Hood, Lee Croft, Terry Roberts, Ad Warren, Eddie Greene, Charlie Ferguson, and Ray Clark, just to name a few.

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