(1930-1985) was an American Professional Wrestler
, booker, promoter and executive as Eddie Graham.
He debuted in 1947 as Rip Rogers
before adopting the Eddie Graham name in 1958. He and Dr. Jerry Graham were 4x WWWF United States Tag Team Champions
. Although he would compete for a variety of territories, he is best known for his work in Florida, where he was the booker and promoter. Among his in-ring achievements, he was a 1x JWA All Asia Tag team Champion
with Killer Karl Kox, an 8x NWA World (Florida) Tag Team Champion
and a 4x NWA Southern (Florida) Heavyweight Champion
. Sadly, he committed suicide on January 21, 1985. He was inducted into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter
Hall of Fame in 1996 and into the WWE
Hall of Fame in 2008.
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