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A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that the Pennsylvania town of Jim Thorpe can keep the body of the late sports legend, probably ending a dispute over athlete’s final resting place. View photo The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that ...
Yahoo News · 10/23/2014
Surviving sons of Jim Thorpe pursue reburial of his body Jim Thorpe's surviving sons asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow them to pursue reburial of the famed athlete on American Indian land in Oklahoma. Thorpe was laid to rest in the Carbon ...
The Morning Call · ByMichael Rubinkam · 6/3/2015
Two children of one of America’s greatest athletes are suing the town named after him, asking the U.S. Supreme Court for the right to bury him elsewhere. Jim Thorpe, born in Oklahoma of a white father and a Indian mother in 1887, was a lauded Olympian ...
Washington Post · 6/3/2015
Holliman had 14 interceptions last season and won the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation’s outstanding defensive ... I learned a lot, learned how to take care of my body better, eat a little better. James did a great job of taking myself and others under ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette · ByGerry Dulac · 55 minutes ago
But an appeals court in Philadelphia said in October that Thorpe's body should remain in Jim Thorpe, determining that U.S. District Judge Richard Caputo misapplied the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. The law requires museums ...
KOCO Oklahoma City · 6/2/2015
Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma. The famed athlete's ...
Tulsa World · 10/24/2014
Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma. The famed athlete's ...
Lehigh Valley Live · 10/23/2014
JIM THORPE, Pa. (AP) -- The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick's store counter says what many residents of this well-preserved Victorian-era town are thinking and feeling lately: "Keep Jim Thorpe in Jim Thorpe." The surviving sons of the ...
Yahoo Finance · 9/5/2013
Jim Thorpe’s body is at the center of a burial dispute between a town named after him in Pennsylvania and his three surviving sons. The Native American baseball legend’s sons want his remains to be moved to tribal lands in Oklahoma where Thorpe was …
The Inquisitr · 9/5/2013