Who was Claude Mann and why is the Malvern stadium named after him?

It was 1991. New to town, there were plenty of questions that needed to be answered. So I asked.

“What is Malvern named for?”

That was the first question I had. Almost nobody had an answer. Turns out the only theory I had was it was named after a town in West Virginia.

Another question took years to answer. Malvern High School’s football field is named Claude Mann Stadium.

“Who is Claude Mann?”

For the full story, see Friday's Malvern Daily Record.

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