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Mayo Kaan

  • Birth 2 Mar 1914 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 9 Jul 2002 Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
  • Burial North Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 8059713

Folk Figure. He claimed to be the original model for Superman. Kaan was a body builder and personal trainer. He was introduced to the movie publicist Art Moger who introduced him to high school students Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster (they created Superman), both of whom denied that Mr. Kaan was the model for Superman.

Bio by: Laurie


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  • Originally Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 4 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8059713
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mayo Kaan (2 Mar 1914–9 Jul 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8059713, citing Star of David Memorial Gardens, North Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .