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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)


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. 



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)


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