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Edward Solomon 'Sol' Butler

 

Sol Butler

Date of Birth: July 26, 1897, in King Fisher, Oklahoma

Date of Death: December 1, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois (57 years old)

Source:

Baltimore Afro-American - Published 12/07/54

Did you know?

Sol Butler died from wounds received during a gun battle in a tavern where

he was employed as a bar tender.

He was the U.S. broad jump champion from 1912 to 1923. 

 

Teams:

1923 Rock Island Independents (NFL)

1923 Hammond Pros (NFL)

1924 Akron Pros (NFL)

1924 Hammond Pros (NFL)

1925 Hammond Pros (NFL)

1926 Hammond Pros (NFL)

1926 Canton Bulldogs (NFL)

College:

University of Dubuque