Klondike Bill

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Title History

 

  • NWA (Toronto) International Tag Team titles w/Billy Watson defeating John & Chris Tolos (January 18, 1962);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Missouri Mauler (February ??, 1967);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Ron Etchison defeating Bob Geigal & Bob Brown (January 11, 1968);
  • JWA All Asia Tag Team titles w/Skull Murphy defeating Kintaro Ohki & Michiaki Yoshimura (July 8, 1968);
  • NWA Hawaii Heavyweight title defeating Curtis Iaukea (August 28, 1968);
  • NWA Georgia Television title defeating Luke Graham (March 20, 1971);
  • NWA (Tri State) United States Tag Team titles w/Luke Brown defeating Kim Duk & Stan Kowalski (January ??, 1974);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Klondike Bill formed a tag team with Whipper Billy Watson and won the Canadian Tag Team titles in Toronto’s Maple Leaf Wrestling..
  • Klondike Bill formed a tag team with Nelson Royal and won the Mid-Atlantic Tag Team titles in Mid-Atlantic Wrestling..
  • Klondike Bill formed a tag team with Luke Brown and won the Ohio version of the United States Tag Team titles..
  • Klondike Bill formed a tag team with Skull Murphy and won the All Asia Tag Team titles in 1968..
  • Klondike Bill wrestled all over the world but found his greatest success in Canada and the Mid-Atlantic area..
  • Klondike Bill was hired by Jim Crockett (of Mid-Atlantic) to build guard rails for ringside and building rings..
  • 1987: Klondike Bill became a Road Agent for World Championship Wrestling when Ted Turner bought out Mid-Atlantic..
  • ~~~One storyline that took place on WCW Nitro, when Eric Bischoff was demoted as president of WCW (storyline) –
  • ~~~~Bischoff was forced to set up the ring, under the supervision of none other than Klondike Bill!
  • October 3, 2000: Klondike Bill passes away due to a neuromuscular disorder that is similar to Bell’s Palsy..