Mighty Jumbo

Title History


Career Highlights


  • Other Information: Samuel Thomas Hesser served in the United States Marines during World War II..
  • Wrestled all along the east coast as well as Tennessee, Iowa, Ohio, Alabama, Georgia and Florida..
  • ~~~He also wrestled Internationally in the following countries: Italy, England, Japan and Germany..
  • The Mighty Jumbo was incarcerated for a time following a stabbing involving wrestler Tokyo Joe..
  • September 3, 1974: The Mighty Jumbo passed away from a brain tumor at the age of 51 in a V.A. hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Thanks to Tonie Avery, grandaughter of The Mighty Jumbo, for providing the information used here.