Bill Newashe
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Personal information
Date of birth: October 5, 1889
Place of birth: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States
Date of death: February 8, 1962(1962-02-08) (aged 72)
Place of death: Luther, Oklahoma
Career information
College: Carlisle
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Oorang Indians ( 1923)
Career highlights and awards
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Stats at

William O. Newashe (October 5, 1889 – February 8, 1962) was a professional football player. He attended high school and college at the Carlisle Indian School, located Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Newashe, a member of the Sac and Fox Nation,[2] played five games in the National Football League during the 1923 season with the Oorang Indians.

He was married to Myrtle Cowan. They had a daughter, Suzanne Newashe Underwood, who was the mother to Rebecca Lea Lewis Dean.

He had a sister, Emma Newashe, who was the grandmother to Donna Newashe McAllister. Bill was a Native American and a member of the Sac and Fox nation.[3] Newashe also played basketball and baseball at Carlisle participated in track, competing in the hammer throw. Newahse played for the Harrisburg baseball team as a pitcher and later for the Jackson, Michigan baseball team. He was a teammate of Jim Thorpe at Carlisle. He served as a pall bearer at Thorpe's death


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