Edward Stewart “Porky” Oliver, Jr

Edward Stewart “Porky” Oliver, Jr

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 20 Sep 1961 (aged 46)
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Sec-7 Row-20 Lot-22 Grv-7
Memorial ID 107141577 · View Source
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Ed Oliver was a leading professional golfer for 2 decades. He began his golfing career at age 11 as a caddy at the Wilmington Country Club. He became a pro golfer in 1933 at age 18. He was a member of U.S. Ryder Cup teams that prevailed against England in 1947, 1951 and 1953. His pro golf career ended in 1959 due to the onset of cancer. He died in 1961 in Memorial Hospital.


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Gravesite Details Wikipedia has year of birth as 1916, but grave marker, 1940 census data, SSDI and AP news story at time of his death have year of birth as 1915.

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  • Created by: Eric Speck
  • Added: 23 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107141577
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Stewart “Porky” Oliver, Jr (6 Sep 1915–20 Sep 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 107141577, citing All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Eric Speck (contributor 47954289) .