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Oliver J. 'Ollie' Savotsky (Oliver J. Sawyer)


Ollie Savotsky - Oliver J. Sawyer

Date of Birth: May 13, 1911, in Ohio

Date of Death: December 24, 1989, in Ohio (78 years old)


Cleveland Plain Dealer - Published 12/27/89

Did you know?

Oliver Savatsky changed his name to Oliver J. Sawyer after his playing days. 

The obituary of his sister, Charlotte Savotsky, in the Cleveland Plain Dealer

from 02/07/85 listed one of her survivors as her brother, Oliver J. Sawyer.

We have seen his last name spelled as "Savotsky" and "Savatsky".



1937 Cleveland Rams (NFL)


Miami (OH) University