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Texas Negro Heavyweight Title
This is most likely a special belt presented to Tiger Conway Sr. and was probably never used for the title defenses.

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Grady Singletary 1948/12/16 Dallas, TX
Defeats Johnny Cobb.
Johnny Cobb 1949/03/23<
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An 8-man tournament starts in 51/11 with Emerson Cozier, Willie Love, W.C. Norman, and Thomas Richardson advancing on 51/11/20 in Dallas, TX (final winner unknown).
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Bud Richardson (Thomas Richardson?) 1951/12/16<
May have won the tournament (see above).
Charles Spencer Jr.1952/06/19Galveston, TX
Bud Richardson [2]1952/09/18Galveston, TX
Still champion as of 52/10/22.
Herman Hall 1953  
Sometime before 53/08/02; "earlier this year", according to the 53/08/02 issue of Galveston Tribune (Galveston, TX).
Willie Love 1954/07Dallas, TX
Sometime after 54/07/07.
Jim Carter1955/06/16Galveston, TX
Tex Brady1955/11/11?Houston, TX?
Tiger Conway1956/09/21Houston, TX
McKinley Pickens 1960/01/29 Houston, TX
Tiger Conway [2] 1960  
Still champion as of 63/11/19; still/again listed as champion on the 71/03/04 issue of a Port Arthur, TX newspaper.