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Johnny Doyle

Name:- Johnny Doyle

Born:- April 6, 1909

From: - LaSalle, Illinois

Died:- October 9, 1969 (cancer)

Debuted in wrestling as an assistant promoter in the mid-30s. Ran the Los Angeles promotion from the late 40s, turning it into one of the most successful in US. Formed Capitol Wrestling Corporation along with Toots Mondt and Vince McMahon Sr. Built up the Detroit promotion before selling to The Sheik. 

Came to Australia in 1964 with Jim Barnett to establish "World Championship Wrestling" under the banner of the International Wrestling Alliance. Retired in 1968, and passed away in Palm Springs in October 1969.