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Vincent James McMahon, Sr
Birth: Jul. 6, 1914
Harlem
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: May 24, 1984
Fort Lauderdale
Broward County
Florida, USA

Entertainment Magnate, Sports Promoter. He was the father of the current owner of WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) Vince McMahon. He is the son of boxing, wrestling, and concert promoter Jess McMahon. He promoted his first wrestling card in 1935. Eventually, he formed the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) with fellow northeast promoter Willie Gillenzberg. They had their first champion, "Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers, recognized. He was the one who named Terry Bollea as the legendary Hulk Hogan. He found Capitol Wrestling Corporation. Capitol dominated professional wrestling in the Northeastern United States during the mid-20th century, when the sport was divided into strictly regional enterprises. In 1982, Vince, Jr. bought Capitol Wrestling from his father and began an expansion process that would fundamentally change professional wrestling. Sadly, Vince, Sr. died of cancer on May 27, 1984 in New York City. Over twelve years after his death, Vince, Sr. was inducted into the WWF/E Hall of Fame on November 16th, 1996. (bio by: Adam J.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Roderick James McMahon (1882 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Juanita Wynne McMahon (1916 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery
Fort Lauderdale
Broward County
Florida, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Adam J.
Record added: May 27, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8838203
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