Around May 9, 1924, Bud Oliver (19-years-old) moved to Aberdeen, Washington to promote bouts, effective May 16. Tacoma News-Tribune
He became a popular referee in Portland, Oregon, in the 1930s.He also was a promoter in Vancouver, WA, during this period. He became a matchmaker in Spokane (est. 1943-45), under the banner of the Victory Boxing Club, then later a Spokane referee.