1982: Tom Attra

Tom Attra, was famous for his boxing abilities. Between 1939 and 1958 he fought in 188 pro and amateur fights and earned at least a dozen boxing titles, including the national light heavy weight championship in 1942 and 1945. Mr. Attra was a newspaper street sales manager, having started selling papers in 1928 and working with generations of young newspaper carriers. So, whenever youth and boxing were involved, Tom Attra was there to help.