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Archie Moore

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-79 31690 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

 

  • Professional Sports: Light-Heavyweight Boxing Champion.
  • PLACENAME: The section of Route 15 between the Home Avenue exit and the Ocean View Boulevard exit is named the "Archie Moore Memorial Freeway". Archie Moore was a legendary boxer whose outstanding career endured through four decades and a record 143 knockouts and who won the light-heavyweight championship when he was nearly 39 years old. After winning his title, he defended it nine times. He served as a trainer in the 1976 Olympics in Montreal and was elected to the Boxing Hall of Fame. He lived in a home on E street in San Diego where he operated a restaurant known as Archie Moore's Chicken Shack. He also ran the "Any Boy Can" program that taught at-risk youth how to box, and about competition, sportsmanship, self-reliance, self-discipline, confidence, and courage. - Source: cahighways.org

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