John Morrissey

About John Morrissey

Birth Day: February 12, 1831
Birth Place: Ireland

John Morrissey

John Morrissey was born on February 12, 1831 in Ireland. Bare-knuckle fighter and gang member who became a State Senator and Congressman after his fighting days.
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As per our current Database, John Morrissey has been died on May 1, 1878 (age 47).

🎂 John Morrissey - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When John Morrissey die, John Morrissey was 47 years old.

Popular As John Morrissey
Occupation Boxer
Age 47 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born February 12, 1831 (Ireland)
Birthday February 12
Town/City Ireland
Nationality Ireland

🌙 Zodiac

John Morrissey’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

John Morrissey was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

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Bare-knuckle fighter and gang member who became a State Senator and Congressman after his fighting days.

Before Fame

He tried his hand at gold mining and gambling when he was younger, and while pursuing each, he found himself prizefighting, and got hooked.


He was best known for convincing championship fighter Yankee Sullivan to fight him, and then winning when Sullivan got confused by the rules and left the fight prematurely.

Family Life

He was born in Templemore, County Tipperary, Ireland, but his family emigrated to Troy, New York, when he was two.

Associated With

Following his fighting he created a casino called The Club House, which was visited by Mark Twain.

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