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William Rankin

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Son of Robert Rankin and <private> Rankin (Templeton)
Husband of Mary Rankin
Father of Robert Rankin; Margaret Rankin; James Rankin; William Rankin; Alexnder Rankin and 1 other
Brother of Janet Rankin; Janet Thomson and Robert Rankin

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About William Rankin

Stage name - Scottish Terror. Toured the world with Hackenschmits circus as a wrestler. And Buffalo Bills circus. Fought Gunboat Smith (world champion) on board a train travelling through America and won, but because the fight was not authorised could not claim the title! He returned to Scotland where he married and settled down working as a Butcher.

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William Rankin's Timeline

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Age 22
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