How did John Wayne get the nickname "Duke"?

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John Wayne born Marion Michael Morrison, got his nickname 'The Duke' from his family pet dog.
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John Wayne's nickname kinda matched his good looks. The Wayne family had a pooch named 'Duke', and that's where the nickname originated.
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He received it from a friend during his school years.
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Wikipedia is your friend: "Although he enrolled in a cancer vaccine study in an attempt to ward off the disease, John Wayne died of stomach cancer on June 11, 1979, at the UCLA
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