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May 28- JIM THORPE CHRONOGOLICAL [[CHRONOLOGICAL]] 1888: Born at Bellemont, about 6 miles south of Shawnee, on the banks of the North Canadian River. 5 miles from Indian Territory. 160 acres Father Hiram operated a ranch Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas 1904-1908 : Carlisle Indian School 1909-1910 : Played semi-pro ball Baseball 1911: Carlisle football and track 1912: Carlisle football- Olympics, Stockholm Sweden 1913: 1914-1915: New York Giants baseball 1913: Married Iva Margaret Miller 1917: Cincinnati Reds baseball 1917-1918-1919: New York Giants baseball 1919: Boston Braves 1920: First President of the American Football League L920[]-1921: Canton Bulldogs......Oorang Indians L922[]-1923-1924; Rock Island Independents Football 1925: New York Giants Football Rock Island 1926: St. Petersburg, Florida 1926: Married Freeda Kirkpatrick 1927: Canton Bull Dogs Football 1928: Portsmouth, Ohio 1929: Hammond Indians-Chicago Cardinals Retired from sports 1930-1940: Worked in movies in Calif. did public appearances, dug ditches, lectures, worked as a painter 1941: joined Merchant Marines 1945: Married Patricia Askew 1950: Picked the athlete of the half century by AP,lived in Calif. 1953: Died in April at trailer home in Long Beach. Cerebral Hemorrhage Placed in mausoleum Shawnee, Okla. Moved in August or September to Pennsy Placed in crypt------Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania 1/2 Brothers Brothers Sisters Frank George Adelaide Ed Mary
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