Monday, 13 August 2018

547) Aileen Eaton

Aileen LeBell Eaton (1909 – 1987). Boxing and professional wrestling promoter who was influential in the United States' west coast's boxing and wrestling scene for five decades.

- "Nicknamed The Redhead, Eaton took over presidency of her husband's company..." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aileen_Eaton

- "Wrote Times columnist Jim Murray in a 1980 tribute to her fighting spirit after she had undergone heart surgery: "Red-haired, blue-eyed, pound for pound she was as tough as any welterweight who ever came down the aisle." http://articles.latimes.com/…/sp-14600_1_southern-californi…


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