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Johnny Lee Clary

Wrestler from United States of America

Johnny Lee Clary (born June 18, 1959) is a former Ku Klux Klan leader who became a Pentecostal Christian and now travels around the globe preaching the gospel and teaching against racism and hate groups such as the Ku Klux Klan, Neo Nazis, and the Aryan Nations. Clary is known also as the wrestler Johnny Angel who had success in the 1980s in the National Wrestling Federation (NWF). Johnny Lee Clary was born on June 18, 1959 in Martinez, California. According to Clary, he was brought up in a racist household, where his father encouraged racist language and treatment of blacks, and saw to it that Clary attended an all white church. Although Clary's father, a Catholic, was not a Klansman (the KKK being an anti-Catholic group), Clary states that his uncle, Harold, was a member and that Harold boasted to Clary's father of shooting an African-American man. According to interviews Clary has given, his youth was marred by a tragic family life and also by a lack of stability. At the age of 11 he watched his father kill himself and was subsequently shunted from one family member to another. Eventually he found himself alone in East L.A. where he became involved in gangs, and joined the Ku  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1959-06-18
Place of birth
Martinez
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Preacher, Wrestler

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