A Pennsylvania town named after the legendary Native American athlete and Olympic medalist Jim Thorpe could loose its namesake. Jim Thorpe Borough Council has voted to appeal a federal judge's order to relinquish the …
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 …
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 …
On Friday, his two surviving sons won a ruling that will likely result in his body being moved from Pennsylvania to Oklahoma. Thorpe is currently buried in the town that took his name: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. That was …
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JIM THORPE, Pa. The tiny hamlet of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, could lose its namesake, an American sports hero whose interment put the town on the map. A family squabble has turned into a federal court battle over …
A federal judge has ruled that the body of gold medal-winning Olympic decathlete and pro football legend Jim Thorpe should be removed from its resting place in the Pennsylvania borough that adopted his name and …
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 …
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 …