Lou Klein

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Title History

  • MWA (Ohio) World Junior Heavyweight title defeating Johnny Demchuk (October 23, 1948);
  • NWA (Capitol) United States Tag Team titles w/Red Bastien defeating Eddie & Jerry Graham (April 2, 1960);
  • NWA (Capitol) United States Tag Team titles w/Red Bastien defeating Eddie & Jerry Graham (April 23, 1960);
  • NWA (Capitol) United States Tag Team titles w/Red Bastien defeating Roy Heffernan & Al Costello (August 8, 1960);
  • AWA (Indiana) World Tag Team titles w/Red Bastien defeating John & Chris Tolos (February 9, 1961);
  • NWA (Detroit) World Tag Team titles w/Roy Klein defeating Paul & Ron Dupree (August 30, 1969);
  • NWA (Detroit) World Tag Team titles w/Ed George defeating The Bounty Hunters (July 9, 1977);

 

Career Highlights

  • Early 1970s: Lou Klein was involved in promotions in Ed Farhat’s Detroit promotion..
  • Lou Klein formed a tag team with Roy Klein – Roy was billed as Lou’s “brother” and sometimes as his “nephew”..
  • October 11, 1979: Louis J. Klein passed away of a heart attack (Buried in Evergreen Cemetary in Okeechabee, Florida)..
  • Louis J. Klein is buried at the Evergreen cemetery in Okeechokee, Florida..