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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Taylorville Man Defeated in Big Election

Jon Corzine, a 1965 graduate of Taylorville High School has been defeated in New Jersey's gubernatorial election, by a man named Chris Chritie, who kind of looks like former pro-wrestler Paul Christy, show at left with his manager Miss Bunny Love. Paul and Miss Bunny were known as the Bonny and Clyde of Pro Wrestling, (though I am not sure of the outlaw reference, would that be better as Bunny and Clyde?).

Paul and Miss Bunny are first-ever husband and wife team to be honored by the Cauliflower Alley Club. It's the pinnacle of a whirlwind career that has brought Christy money, fame -- and love.

Paul went to Mt Carmel High School on Chicago's South Side, the same high school as Donovan McNabb, Antoine Walker and Denny McClain, before taking up a career in the square circle.

Reflecting on a career spanning more than three decades led Christy to recently write a book, The Many Faces of Paul Christy. It's the story of Christy's life as he wrestled with the ups and downs of the mat game. He can't wait for this year's Cauliflower Alley Club ceremony to swap stories with fans, family, and friends alike.

To order a copy of The Many Faces of Paul Christy, please call 1-888-280-7715.

Jon Corzine (who kind of looks like DePaul Blue Demon and Chicago Bull Dave Corzine) g
rew up on a small family farm in Willey Station, Illinois and near Taylorville. After completing high school at Taylorville High School where he had been the football quarterback and basketball captain he attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, and graduated in 1969, earning Phi Beta Kappa honors. While in college, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and served from 1969 until 1975, attaining the rank of sergeant. In 1970 he enrolled in the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, from which he received a Master of Business Administration degree in 1973.


Anonymous said...

what does this have to do with hog city? did i miss the connection

JBP said...

Taylorville is not that far away.

Everything South of I-80 meets editorial guidelines scrupulously set and monitored by the Board of Wapella Historians.

Anonymous said...

Dave Corzine is from Arlington Heights, I believe.

Should there be a southern boundary for standards? Say Zeigler?


JBP said...

Yes, it is Zeigler. You are correct BEP.


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