Lewis, Ted (Gershon Mendeloff)

   British boxer. ‘Kid’ Lewis won the British featherweight title when he was only twenty. In 1914 he became European champion and in the following year took the world title from Jack Britton, to whom he lost it in 1919. He also gained the welterweight title of Britain, and the middleweight championship of Britain, the Empire and Europe. LEWISOHN, Ludwig 1882–1955. US writer. Lewisohn was brought to the United States from Germany as a child of eight, and later taught literature at Ohio State University and Brandeis University. He published a number of novels, translations of modern German classics, literary essays and books on Jewish and Zionist topics, and edited Zionist periodicals and anthologies of Jewish writing. The basic theme in his works was the fallacy of American-Jewish assimilation. His autobiography appeared in two volumes, Up Stream (1922.) and Mid-Channel (1929).

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  • LEWIS, TED — (Gershon Mendeloff; Kid, Aldgate Sphinx ; 1894–1970), U.S. boxer, world welterweight champion 1915–16, 1917–19; member of the Ring Boxing Hall of Fame and International Boxing Hall of Fame. One of the greatest English fighters, Lewis was born the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gershon Mendeloff — Ted Lewis [[Datei:|200px]] Daten Geburtsname Gershon Mendeloff Kampfname(n) {{{ringname}}} Gewichtsklasse Weltergewic …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lewis, Ted (Mendeloff, Gershon) — (1893 1970)    British boxer. He was the British featherweight champion and later European champion. He was also middle weight champion of Britain, the Empire and Europe …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Ted "Kid" Lewis — Infobox Boxer name= Ted Kid Lewis realname=Gershon Mendeloff nickname= weight=Welterweight nationality=Flagicon|ENG English birth date=Varies depending on source, either October 28, 1893 [ [http://www.boxrec.com/list bouts.php?human id=011911 cat …   Wikipedia

  • Ted Lewis (boxeur) — Ted Lewis Fiche d’identité Nom complet Gershon Mendeloff Surnom Kid Lewis Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ted Lewis (Boxer) — Ted Lewis Daten Geburtsname Gershon Mendeloff Gewichtsklasse Weltergewicht Nationalität Britisch Geburtstag …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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