Oberdorfer, Donald : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Oberdorfer, Donald

Following his career as a lineman at the University of Georgia, Oberdorfer went into insurance and later served as honorary national vice-president of the Anti-Defamation League, and honorary national chairman of the Joint Defense Appeal. His grandfather fought as a cavalry officer for Virginia in the Civil War.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. November 25, 1901 - d. December 1984

Career Highlights:
Oberdorfer played both guard and center for the University of Georgia team in 1919 and 1920. In 1919, Georgia had a record of 4-2-3. The 1920 Georgia team went undefeated (8-0-1), but due to a knee injury, Oberdorfer was unable to finish the season.

Origin:
Atlanta, Georgia

Career Dates:
Oberdorfer played guard and center at the University of Georgia from 1919-1920.


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References:
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)


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