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Grantland Rice

Grantland RiceAKA Henry Grantland Rice

Born: 1-Nov-1880
Birthplace: Murfreesboro, TN
Died: 13-Jul-1954
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sports Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Sportswriter, Idolmaker

Military service: US Army (WWI)

Father: Bolling Rice
Wife: Kate Hollis (m. 1906, one daughter)
Daughter: Florence Rice (actress, b. 14-Feb-1911, d. 23-Feb-1974 lung cancer)

    High School: Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN
    University: Vanderbilt University

    The New York Tribune (1914-)
    New York Evening Mail (1910-14)
    Nashville Tennessean Sports Writer, Editor, Columnist (1907-10)
    Atlanta Journal Sports Editor (1902-07)
    Nashville Daily News Sports/Politics Reporter (1901-02)
    Endorsement of Gillette 1930s
    Endorsement of Rheinhold Beer
    Dutch Treat Club (1920-54)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Phi Delta Theta Fraternity

Author of books:
Songs of the Stalwart (1917, poetry)


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