More on the passing of Chief Jay Strongbow
Apr 3, 2012 - by Steve Gerweck
WWE Hall of Famer Chief Jay Strongbow passed away this morning at the age of 84. Strongbow made his wrestling career in 1947 and officially retired in 1994, ending a 47 year career which saw him win 20 wrestling titles for various promotions. Strongbow worked for Vince McMahon Sr., in the WWWF in the 70’s, winning his first WWWF tag team title in 1972 and then again in 1976, and twice in 1982. Chief then went on to work for McMahon Jr., becoming a road agent and occasionally appearing on WWE TV in the mid 90s. In 1994, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by fellow Hall of Famer Gorilla Monsoon.