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Jim Thorpe

Jim ThorpeAKA James Francis Thorpe

Born: 28-May-1887
Birthplace: Sac and Fox Indian Reservation, OK
Died: 28-Mar-1953
Location of death: Lomita, CA
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Remains: Buried, Jim Thorpe Memorial, Jim Thorpe, PA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: American Aborigine
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Olympics and football

Father: Hiram P. Thorpe (of Sauk, Fox, Irish ancestry, d. gangrene)
Mother: Charlotte Vieux (Potawatomi, Kickapoo, Menominee, French, d. during childbirth)
Brother: Charlie (his twin, died age 9)
Wife: Iva Margaret Miller
Son: Jim Jr. (d. pneumonia)
Wife: (name? birth to: Carl Phillip, William, Richard, and John)
Wife: Patricia Agnew
Daughter: Gail (to Iva)
Daughter: Charlotte (to Iva)
Daughter: Grace F. Thorpe (to Iva)

    High School: Carlisle Indian School, Pennsylvania (1903-12)

    US Olympic Hall of Fame 1983
    Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963
    National Football League President (1920)
    Ran Away From Home
    Heart Attack (three)

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Chicago Cardinals (1928)
    Canton Bulldogs (1926)
    Canton Bulldogs (1919-20)
    New York Giants (1917-19)
    Cincinnati Reds OF (1917)
    Canton Bulldogs (1915-17)
    New York Giants (1913-15)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Wagon Master (19-Apr-1950)
    Big City (3-Sep-1937) · Himself
    Treachery Rides the Range (2-May-1936) · Chief Red Smoke

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #2089 (20 cents, issued 24-May-1984)


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