Amos Aitson
1982 - Football/ Boxing - Kiowa

DATE OF BIRTH: October 18, 1927

  • BIRTH PLACE: Carnegie, Oklahoma
  • TRIBE: Kiowa
  • EDUCATION: Riverside Indian School, Anadarko, Oklahoma
  • SPORTS DATA: Football and Boxing

  • Football letterman, Riverside Indian School 1944
  • Boxing letterman, Riverside Indian School 1945
  • As member of Riverside Indian School Boxing Team was runner up for Oklahoma Golden Gloves Bantamweight Title 1944, 1945
  • Winner of 57th Annual National AAU Boxing Championships, 118 pound class, held at Boston Garden, North Station, Boston, Massachusetts, April 3, 1945
QUOTE: 1946 Britannica Book of the Year (p. 137)
  • "Boxers from New Orleans, Louisiana; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Philadelphia; Chicago; Buffalo; Alexandria, Virginia and Cleveland were returned champions. A feature of the tournament was the success of two Indian participants Amos Aitson and Virgil Franklin, members of the Oklahoma City team, who won the bantamweight and featherweight championships, respectively."