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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[[1920]]-1921: Canton Bulldogs......Oorang Indians

L922[[1922]]-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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