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Vincent J. McMahon

American professional wrestling promoter (1914–1984).

Born July 6th, 1915 in Harlem. [ref]

Died May 27th, 1984 at 68 years old in Miami-Dade County (cancer). [ref]

entrepreneur, manager, promoter

Vincent J. McMahon, 68, died on May 27, 1984 in the United States. Vincent was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and spent most of his life in the United States. He was best known for his career in professional wrestling, during which time he became the iconic founder and owner of the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE). McMahon was also the beloved husband of Linda McMahon, and together they had two children, Shane and Stephanie McMahon. He was a passionate fan of the wrestling business and worked diligently throughout his career to reshape the sport and take it to unprecedented heights. His commitment to advancing professional wrestling, as well as his unparalleled business and promotional acumen, have left a lasting legacy. Vincent's memory will be cherished and honored by his friends and family.

Those men who, in war, seek to preserve their lives at any rate commonly die with shame and ignominy, while those who look upon death as common to all, and unavoidable, and are only solicitous to die with honour, oftener arrive at old age and, while they live, live happier. Xenophon