- Cassius Marcellus Clay, Sr.
name = Cassius Marcellus Clay, Sr.
November 11, 1912
Jefferson County, Kentucky, U.S.A.
February 8, 1990(aged 77)
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.
occupation = painter,
spouse = Odessa Grady Clay (1917–1994)
parents = [http://www.wargs.com/other/ali.html Herman H. Clay]
[http://www.wargs.com/other/ali.html Edith E. Greathouse]
Muhammad Ali(b. 1942)
Rahman Ali(b. 1940)
Cassius Marcellus Clay, Sr. (
11 November 1912– 8 February 1990) was the father of three-time World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali(born 1942) and Rudolph Valentino Clay, who is now named Rahman Ali, and also was the grandfather of Muhammad's daughter Laila Ali. He married Odessa Grady Clay(1917 - 1994) in the 1930s and worked as a painter and a musician.
Clay, Sr., was born in
Jefferson County, Kentucky, the son of Herman H. Clay and Edith E. Greathouse; his paternal grandparents were John Clay and Sallie Anne Clay. [ [http://www.wargs.com/other/ali.html Ancestry of Muhammad Ali ] ] Cassius Clay, Sr., probably had English ancestry, because according to [http://www.wargs.com/other/ali.html Clay ancestry] Muhammad Ali's 9th great-grandfather, Francis Taliaferro, was born in London, England. Taliaferro emigrated to the United Statesin the 17th century.
Clay, Sr., painted billboards and
signs. He also played the piano. He was always interested in music, received piano lessons, and played the keyboard, writing all kinds of music that he made up. He was named after the 19th century abolitionistand politician Cassius Marcellus Clay.
Clay, Sr., was portrayed by
Giancarlo Espositoin the two-time Oscar-nominated film "Ali" which was released in theatres on 25 December 2001in the United Statesand on 22 February 2002in the United Kingdom.
He died on
8 February 1990after suffering a heart attack while leaving a department store in Jefferson County, Kentucky. He was 77 years old. [ [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CEFDA1230F933A25751C0A966958260 Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr., Former Champion's Father, 77 - New York Times ] ]
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