James Dudley

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Birthday
12, 1910
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Jun 1, 2004 (94)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1910
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Jun 1, 2004 (94)

About

Professional wrestling manager and executive who played a vital role in the formation of professional wrestling as it is known today. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1994.

Before Fame

He was a baseball player who spent nine years in Negro League Baseball.

Trivia

He was the manager of Turner's Arena in Washington, D.C., becoming the first African-American to run a major arena in the United States.

Family Life

He had thirty-seven grandchildren at the time of his death.

Associated With

He was a close friend of the famous McMahon family, including WWE figurehead Vince McMahon.