Oldest Living High School Wrestling Champion Passes Away at 108 years old

The IWHOF offers its condolences to Inductee Gordon Hassman, and brother Raymond Hassman  on the passing of their father, Paul Hassman this past Thursday, February 10, 2022.

Born on January 23, 1914, Paul Hassman is considered to be the longest living high school state wrestling champion in the country. Wrestling for the New Hampton Chickasaws, he was the first state wrestling champ from that Northeast Iowa community.