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Chief Joseph War Eagle and his nephew, Chief Don Eagle.

Ring Names Chief Joseph War Eagle
Born 1899
Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada
Debut 1916

John Joesph Bell (1899 - 1979) was born in the small town of Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada to the Mohawk Indian Tribe.


John started training Catch Wrestling as a young boy at a now defunct local gym where he eventually started coaching.

Bell turned pro in 1916 at the age of 17 and eventually became a World Light Heavyweight Wrestling Champion for 7 years.

Unfortunately he died in 1979 at the age of 80 years old.


  • He claimed that his submission hold “The Indian Death Lock” was unbreakable and like his nephew Chief Don Eagle, he was also famous for the Bow and Arrow hold.

Wrestling FactsEdit

Favorite Technique

  • Indian Death Lock


  • "Chief Joseph War Eagle"

Wrestlers Trained

  • Carl Donald Bell "Chief Don Eagle"

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