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Skilled wrestler from Hanna, Alberta who was discovered by Ray Steele in the 40s.
Wrestled full-time from 1951 into the 1970s. Travelled across North
America and was also successful in Japan when he toured there in 1969
Defeated Canadian stars Archie Gouldie and
Abdullah the Butcher for the Stampede North
American title. Beat Al Mills for the Canadian
title in 1955.
Dave Ruhl died in December 1988.
- Canadian champion (Alberta), 1955
- 2-time Stampede North American champion, 1969-70