Jess Willard’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 29, 1881

Death Date

Dec 15, 1968

Age of Death

86 years

Cause of Death

Hemorrhagic Stroke

Place of Death

Dec 15, 1968



The boxer Jess Willard died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

6’6″, 270-pound heavyweight boxing champion, nicknamed the ‘Pottawatomie Giant’ and ‘The Great White Hope.’ He compiled a career record of 26-6-1.

He married his childhood friend Harriet Evans.