Thursday, September 3, 2015

Jack Shaffer

Jack Cleo Shaffer

August 13, 1909
Grand Island, NE

June 17, 1963
Akron, OH

Grand Island College - Nebraska (College)
DePaul University (College)
1934-35 Olsen's Terrible Swedes (Independent)
1935-36 Akron Firestones (MBC)
1936-37 Akron Firestone Non-Skids (MBC)
1937-38 Akron Firestone Non-Skids (NBL)
1940-41 Fort Wayne (Independent)

Born to Russian immigrants, Shaffer grew up in Grand Island Nebraska and went to college there and at DePaul before moving to Akron. He would stay at Firestone for many years before moving over to Cole Asphalt. He died of a heart attack in 1963.

He was married to Margaret Jean Brodie (1916-1958) in 1940 and they had one son, James (d. 2017).

Name is sometimes misspelled "Schaffer".

Obituary, Akron Beacon Journal


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