Mongols (Motorcycle Club): Jesse Ventura, Mongols, William Queen, Ruben Cavazos, Under and Alone, Operation Black Rain, River Run Riot

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Jesse Ventura, Mongols, William Queen, Ruben Cavazos, Under and Alone, Operation Black Rain, River Run Riot. Excerpt: Jesse Ventura James George Janos (born July 15, 1951), best known as Jesse "The Body" Ventura , is an American politician , former governor of Minnesota , retired professional wrestler and color commentator , ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Jesse Ventura, Mongols, William Queen, Ruben Cavazos, Under and Alone, Operation Black Rain, River Run Riot. Excerpt: Jesse Ventura James George Janos (born July 15, 1951), best known as Jesse "The Body" Ventura , is an American politician , former governor of Minnesota , retired professional wrestler and color commentator , Navy UDT veteran , actor , and former radio and television talk show host. As a professional wrestler, he is best known for his tenure in the World Wrestling Federation as a wrestler and color commentator. In 2004, he was inducted into the company's Hall of Fame . In the Minnesota gubernatorial election of 1998 , running as an Independent and member of the Reform Party , he was elected the 38th Governor of Minnesota and served from January 4, 1999 to January 6, 2003 without seeking a second term. Early life Ventura was born James George Janos in Minneapolis , the son of Bernice Martha (née Lenz) and George William Janos. His father's parents were from what is today Slovakia , and his mother was of German descent. Ventura has described himself as Slovak . Ventura (then still using his legal name of Janos) attended the now-closed Cooper Elementary School, and graduated from Minneapolis' Roosevelt High School in 1969. In 1973, Ventura was a full-patch member of the San Diego chapter of the outlaw motorcycle club the Mongols . He returned to Minnesota , and attended North Hennepin Community College in the mid-1970s, at the same time he began weightlifting and wrestling . He was a bodyguard for The Rolling Stones for a short time before he ventured into professional wrestling and changed his name. Professional wrestling career Jesse Ventura Early career He created the stage name Jesse "The Body" Ventura to go with the persona of a bully-ish beach bodybuilder, pi...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155635767
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/6/2010
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.11 (d)

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