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Chief Little Wolf

 

Name: - Chief Little Wolf

Weight: - 210lb (95kg)

Born: - 25 November, 1911

From: - Hoene, Colorado

Trained by: - Count Zaremba

Debut: - c.1932

Retired: - 1958

Died: - 13 November, 1984

Finisher: - Indian deathlock

 

Toured Australia: - 1937, 1939, 1940, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958

 

Was one of the biggest stars of the Australian wrestling scene for over 20 years. First came here in 1937, eventually settling in Melbourne in 1956. In addition to his wrestling, he also toured with Ashton's Circus.

Suffered a stroke in 1958, forcing his retirement. Spent the last few years of his life in a Melbourne nursing home, before going home to Colorado to pass away. His daughter, Markeeta, had a successful singing career in Australia.

Chief Little Wolf v Fred Atkins, Gardiner Promotions 1947

Credit: Mark Dalgleish, Onlineworldofwrestling.com, Libnan Ayoub's 100 Years of Australian Professional Wrestling
Photo credit: nla.gov.au

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