Archie W. Butcher

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Archie W. Butcher
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1901-04-29)April 29, 1901
Solomon, Kansas
Died May 29, 1981(1981-05-29) (aged 80)
Abilene, Kansas
Playing career
1923–1924 Kansas State
Position(s) Running back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1928–1929 Ottawa
1930 Oklahoma Baptist
1930–1931 Oklahoma Baptist
Head coaching record
Overall 6–16–2 (football)
5–10 (basketball)

Archie W. Butcher (April 29, 1901 – May 29, 1981) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas from 1928 to 1929 and at Oklahoma Baptist University in 1930, compiling a career college football record of 6–16–2.[1] Butcher was also the head basketball coach at Oklahoma Baptist for one season, in 1930–31, tallying a mark of 5–10.

He obtained a degree in Medicine from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1935, practicing in Miltonvale and Wakefield before moving to Abilene where he retired in 1976. Butcher died in 1981 at the age of 80.[2]


  1. ^ "2012 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Ottawa Braves. p. 7. Retrieved February 26, 2013. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Dr. Archie Butcher". Salina Journal. Salina, Kansas. June 1, 1981. p. 7. Retrieved November 26, 2016 – via open access publication – free to read.