Ed Lewis, 1920, The Strangler Lewis family photo

Ed Lewis, 1920, The Strangler

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Ed Lewis, known as Strangler Lewis in wrestling circles, defeating the "Cossack giant". It looks like he's going to have a stroke doing it! This is Strangler Lewis putting Ivan Linow in a headlock a ... show more

Ed Lewis, known as Strangler Lewis in wrestling circles, defeating the "Cossack giant". It looks like he's going to have a stroke doing it!

This is Strangler Lewis putting Ivan Linow in a headlock at the International Championship Wrestling Tournament about 1920. Lewis' career spanned 4 decades!

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress

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