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Julian Valentine "Julie" Wera
Birth: Feb. 9, 1902
Winona
Winona County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1975
Rochester
Olmsted County
Minnesota, USA

Major League Baseball Player. A member of the 1927 New York Yankees "Murderers' Row", he was a a 3rd baseman who joined New York after spending the previous season with St. Paul of the American Association. He appeared in 38 games in 1927, batting .238 with 1 homer and 8 RBI. After spending time with Jersey City and Hollywood in the minors, he made his last 5 appearences in the majors for the the Yankees in 1929, after which he spent the remainder of his professional career in the minor leagues. In 1948, a man, posing as Wera, became business manager of the Oroville Club of the Far West League. The imposter had told his employers that he had been disfigured by injuries received in World War II and that he had plastic surgery. When the man later killed himself by taking an overdose of sleeping pills, it was finally learned that the real Julie Wera was alive and well and living in Minnesota. After his retirement from baseball he worked 25 years as a butcher for Piggly Wiggly. He died of a heart attack at the age of 73.  (bio by: Frank Russo) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Wera (1867 - 1947)
  Anna Dzieminka Wera (1871 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Dorothy Rita Fischer Wera (1904 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Valeria Wera Watkowski (1893 - 1983)*
  Joseph Wera (1894 - 1918)*
  Joanna Wera (1900 - 1977)*
  Julian Valentine Wera (1902 - 1975)
  Baby Boy Wera (1904 - 1904)*
  John Joseph Wera (1905 - 1983)*
  Baby Girl Wera (1907 - 1907)*
  Bernard Stanislaus Wera (1908 - 1993)*
  Frank Cyril Wera (1910 - 1968)*
  Wladyslaw Wera (1912 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Winona
Winona County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Block G, Lot 11, Grave 5
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Frank Russo
Record added: Mar 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13649063
Julian Valentine Julie Wera
Added by: Frank Russo
 
Julian Valentine Julie Wera
Added by: Frank Russo
 
Julian Valentine Julie Wera
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