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 Buddy “Nature Boy” Rogers

Buddy “Nature Boy” Rogers

Birth
Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Death 26 Jun 1992 (aged 71)
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA
Burial Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA
Plot Main Mausoleum, East Wing Addition, Section V East-Level 3, Crypt 94 D
Memorial ID 8155208 · View Source
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Professional Wrestler. Born Herman Rohde, he had his name legally changed to Buddy Rogers. He was the first ever WWE (formerly WWWF) Heavyweight Champion and former NWA Champion, and the first man to hold both the WWE and NWA Championships (wrestler Rick Flair also accomplished this feat years later).

Bio by: Hilda Duell


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Hilda Duell
  • Added: 4 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8155208
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Buddy “Nature Boy” Rogers (20 Feb 1921–26 Jun 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8155208, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens North, Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .