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 William Muldoon

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William Muldoon Famous memorial

Birth
Caneadea, Allegany County, New York, USA
Death
3 Jun 1933 (aged 81)
Purchase, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial
Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID
748 View Source

Professional Wrestler. He is considered to be America's first Wrestling Champion. Learned wrestling in the Union Army camps during the Civil War. When the war was over he became a police officer. In 1881 he retired from being a police officer and became a full time professional athlete, one of the very first in American history, in any sport.

Professional Wrestler. He is considered to be America's first Wrestling Champion. Learned wrestling in the Union Army camps during the Civil War. When the war was over he became a police officer. In 1881 he retired from being a police officer and became a full time professional athlete, one of the very first in American history, in any sport.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 25 Apr 1998
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 748
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/748/william-muldoon: accessed ), memorial page for William Muldoon (25 May 1852–3 Jun 1933), Find a Grave Memorial ID 748, citing Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .