Leroy Michael McGuirk was an American wrestler and professional wrestling promoter. He was involved in professional wrestling for more than fifty years. As one of the longest surviving members of the National Wrestling Alliance, he was affiliated with the promotion from 1949 to 1982.
|Birth name:||Leroy Michael McGuirk|
|Born:||December 13, 1910, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States|
|Died:||September 9, 1988, Claremore, Oklahoma|
|Ring name(s):||Leroy McGuirk|
About Leroy McGuirk
Wrestling promoter who worked out of his home state of Oklahoma and was a longtime member of the National Wrestling Alliance.
A swimming accident at a young age made him blind in one eye, but he was still one of the top wrestlers at his college, Oklahoma A&M.
He held the National Wrestling Association World Junior Heavyweight Title for more than ten years (from June, 1939 until December, 1949).
He grew up in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. His father died shortly before his twelfth birthday.
Jack Swagger was another popular wrestler from Oklahoma.
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