Tom Jenkins (wrestler)

Tom Jenkins (August 3, 1872 – June 19, 1957) was an American catch wrestler who held the American Heavyweight Championship three times around the turn of the 20th century. He later taught at the United States Military Academy at West Point (1905–1942) and from 1912 to 1943 he also taught wrestling and boxing at the New York Military Academy at Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York.

Tom Jenkins
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BornAugust 3, 1872[1]
Bedford, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
DiedJune 19, 1957[1] (aged 84)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Tom Jenkins
Billed height5 ft 10.5 in (1.79 m)[1]
Billed weight210 lb (95 kg)[1]
Billed fromBedford, Ohio[1]
Trained byLuke Lamb of Cleveland[1]
Retiredsemi retired 1905 retired 1914

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "Wrestler Profiles: Tom Jenkins". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-05-06.

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