Claude Varner

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Name: Claude Varner
Birth Name: James Claude Varner
Hometown: Bakersfield, California, USA
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Died: 1963-01-14 (Age:54)
Pro Boxer: Record

Claude Varner, brother of fellow boxer Pat Varner, died from injuries sustained during a truck-train collision at the Snow Road three miles northwest of Bakersfield, then a notorious intersection. (December 23, 1963 Bakersfield Californian)

According to the California Death Records database found on the RootsWeb website, James C. Varner was born on July 17, 1908 in Texas and died on January 14, 1963 when he was resident of Delano, California. His mother's maiden last name was Stone.

In 1934 his managerial rights were transferred from "Gig" Rooney to John "Pop" Nealis. (Oakland Tribune)