TEX GONZALEZ

Inducted on November 14, 1986

Birth: March 11, 1933 Height: 5’9″ Weight: 190 lbs. Marital Status: Married Three Children, two boys, one girl

Military Record: United States Army 1953-1955; Stationed in Germany; Managed three theaters for European Motion Pictures; also trained two championship boxing teams.

Education: East Orange High School- 1950; Fairleigh Dickenson University 1958-1960; Rutgers University – One Course 1975 & one in 1979

Accomplishments: Boxing: Won the Diamond Golves Championship in 1949; Won the New Jersey Golden Gloves Championship in 1950; Won the Inter-city (New York – Chicago) Championship 1951; Boxed main events in Madison Square Garden, St. Nicks Arena; Lauren Gardens, Meadowbrook Bowl, White Plains, N. Y.

Pro Record – Won 30, Lost 5, Draw 1 – Total 36; Presently Training Boxing Team for Parsippany-Troy Hills; Manager & Trainer of Professional Boxers; President Parsippany P.A.L. 1972-1974; Awarded Par- sippany’s Citizen of the Year 1977; Awarded Morris County All Sports Award, 1980; Awarded the outstanding service to boxing in 1984 from Ring #25; Awarded manager of the year in 1985 from Ring #9 Organizations: Masonic – Kane Lodge #55 Past Master 1965; Shriner – Salaam Temple; American Legion -#249; B.P.0. Elks #2078; Ring #25; Executive Member of the United States of America Amateur; Boxing Federation, 1980-1983; Trainer of the New Jersey National Golden Gloves Team, 1982; Member of the United Hospital National Safety Center, 1984; Member of the Affirmative Action Committee for the State of New Jersey.

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