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On This Day In Stregnth History

By Keithpayne
On This Day In Stregnth History Emile Deriaz died April 4, 1939, he was around sixty years of age. A few days before his death he entertained a few friends with a display of impromptu lifting with beer barrels. This recalled his strongman act wherein he used to lift at arms’ length overhead a barrel of around 250 lbs. In his heyday as “The Modern Samson”  he had done much traveling to fill some very lucrative engagements.

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