Full name: Edward Solomon "Sol" Butler
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: March 3, 1895 in Hutchinson, Kansas, United States
Died: December 1, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Dubuque College
Country: United States
Sol Butler competed for Dubuque College and the Lincoln AC. He won the AAU long jump in 1920 and was the favorite at the Olympics, but injured himself on his first jump, withdrew, and placed only 7th. Butler had also won the long jump at the 1919 Inter-Allied Championships. Butler was later murdered.
Personal Best: LJ – 7.52 (24-8) (1920).
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