|Died||May 19, 1956|
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
|Professional wrestling career|
|Billed height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Billed weight||212 lb (15 st 2 lb; 96 kg)|
Jack Taylor (1887 – May 19, 1956) was a Canadian successful amateur and professional wrestler. Considered to be Canada's first great wrestling superstar in his time he was the childhood idol of wrestling icon Stu Hart and trained Toots Mondt.
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Championships and accomplishments
- Canadian Wrestling Hall of Fame
- Class of 2016
- Stampede Wrestling
- Meltzer, Dave (2004). Tributes II: Remembering More of the World's Greatest Professional Wrestlers. Sports Publishing LLC. ISBN 1-58261-817-8.
- van Herk, Aritha (2002). Mavericks: An Incorrigable History Of Alberta. Penguin Canada. ISBN 978-0140286021.
- Hatton, Nathan (April 3, 2016). "Jack Taylor: Canada's first great heavyweight". Slam! Wrestling. Canadian Online Explorer.
- Waddell, Christopher; Taras, David (2016). How Canadians Communicate V: Sports. Athabasca University Press. p. 195. ISBN 978-1771990073.
- Thomas, Lewis Herbert, and T. C. Douglas. The Making of a Socialist: The Recollections of T.C. Douglas (1984). p, 37. online edition
- "Canadian Wrestling Hall of Fame". Slam! Wrestling. Canadian Online Explorer. April 3, 2016.
- Whalen, Ed (host) (December 15, 1995). "Stampede Wrestling Hall of Fame: 1948-1990". Showdown at the Corral: A Tribute to Stu Hart. Event occurs at 15:38. Shaw Cable. Calgary 7.
- Jack Taylor, at Wrestlingdata.com