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In plain terms, Mr. Thorpe always had the ability to express his wishes ... The petition to remove the body to Oklahoma, where Jim was born, was initiated by John, a former Chief for the Sac and Fox Tribe, who died at …
The Daily Caller · 8/27/2015
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From left, Sam Allton, Mac McCrory and Jason Wisdom will be honored Saturday at the 2015 Integris Jim Thorpe Courage Awards ceremony. [Photo provided.] Allton's struggle involved losing his voice to a massive stroke. Fighting through paralysis in his …
Oklahoma News · 8/20/2015
Integris Jim Thorpe
JIM THORPE, Pennsylvania (AP) - The surviving sons of the famous American Indian athlete Jim Thorpe have long fought to get the remains of their father moved to tribal lands in Oklahoma, where he was born, and they recently won a crucial legal victory.
USA Today · 9/5/2013
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More than half a century after the death of sports star Jim Thorpe, his surviving children and a small town in northeastern Pennsylvania are locked in a battle over the Native American athlete's remains. The two-time Olympic gold medalist, member of the ...
NPR News · 8/3/2011
On May 28, 1888, Jim Thorpe was born in a one-room cabin in Prague, Oklahoma. A member of the Sac and Fox Nation, Thorpe—an Olympic champion and football and baseball star—was perhaps the greatest all-around athlete America has ever produced.
History · 5/28/2013
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 famous American Indian ...
Daily Mail · 9/5/2013
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 Pennsylvania more than 60 years ago. Bill and Richard Thorpe
New York Post · 6/3/2015
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 ...
The Columbian · 10/24/2014
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