Billy Wolfe

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Career Highlights

 

  • Billy Wolfe wrestled in the 1920’s and 1930’s usually as a heel..
  • May 19, 1932: Charles “Midget” Fischer defeated Billy Wolfe to win the World Light Heavyweight title..
  • ~~~~~This match was a 2/3 falls match and took place at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Missouri..
  • Billy Wolfe was a promoter and trainer of women wrestlers from 1930’s into the 1960’s.
  • Among those he promoted and trained were: Mildred Burke, June Byers and Karen Kellogg..
  • March 7, 1963: Billy Wolfe died at the age of 66 while hospitalized in Warrenton, Virginia.

    John Perin wrote: With regards to his Marital Status, Billy was married numerous times. First to a non-wrestler by the name of Margaret “Mickie” Johnson. After that, he was married to Mildred Burke and later to wrestlers: Nell Stewart, LeeChona LaClaire and Lola Laray (true name – Gladys Reynolds). Also, under Wrestler Career Highlights, it could be noted that Wolfe wrestled in the 1920’s and 1930’s usually as a heel. It could also be added that on May 19, 1932: Billy Wolfe lost to World light heavyweight champion Charles “Midget” Fischer in a two-out-three-falls match at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Missouri.