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 Walter Palmer

Walter Palmer

Birth
Austria
Death 10 Jul 1998 (aged 86)
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Burial Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section 108, Block 13, Lot 21
Memorial ID 5419 · View Source
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Professional Wrestler. Born in Austria, he became a Chicago pro wrestling World Heavyweight Champion in 1949, for his trademark move, the "spinning toe hold". During wrestling's first "golden age" in the 1940s and '50s, he was popular for battled stars Gorgeous George and the Mad Russian. He died at his home in Tucson, Arizona, following a severe stroke.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 15 May 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5419
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Palmer (25 Apr 1912–10 Jul 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5419, citing All Saints Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .