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    Jack Trice gravesite

    Has anyone visited Jack Trice's grave in Hiram, Ohio?



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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

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    Has anyone visited Jack Trice's grave in Hiram, Ohio?
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    John G "Jack" Trice (1902 - 1923) - Find A Grave Memorial



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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

    Never been there but it's a great idea - going to have to try to go there sometime.



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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

    I didn't know his legal name was "John". Very interesting


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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

    Quote Originally Posted by CysRage View Post
    I didn't know his legal name was "John". Very interesting
    As was JFK, who also went by "Jack"



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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

    Couple of years ago the wife and I were driving thru Ohio and stopped there and left some cardinal/gold at the gravesite.


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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

    I just visited the Hiram, OH wiki page. It lists Jack Trice as a former resident with a short write up of his story. It does seem to be incorrect in that it says the game he died in was played at Iowa State. I thought the game was at Minnesota and he died on the train trip back to Ames.


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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

    Quote Originally Posted by MeanDean View Post
    I just visited the Hiram, OH wiki page. It lists Jack Trice as a former resident with a short write up of his story. It does seem to be incorrect in that it says the game he died in was played at Iowa State. I thought the game was at Minnesota and he died on the train trip back to Ames.

    I always believed he died at the hospital....not sure.


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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

    Quote Originally Posted by MeanDean View Post
    I just visited the Hiram, OH wiki page. It lists Jack Trice as a former resident with a short write up of his story. It does seem to be incorrect in that it says the game he died in was played at Iowa State. I thought the game was at Minnesota and he died on the train trip back to Ames.
    It was in Minnesota and he rode the train back to Ames and died in Ames overnight or the next day if I remember correctly.


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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

    Didn't one of his descendants visit the campus in recent years? I remember something about that...


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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    Couple of years ago the wife and I were driving thru Ohio and stopped there and left some cardinal/gold at the gravesite.
    It didn't look like there was much help on the link in finding the grave in the cemetary. Was it hard to find? I'm not sure I could convince Mrs. Velo to stop if I couldn't assure her that I knew exactly where it was.


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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    It didn't look like there was much help on the link in finding the grave in the cemetary. Was it hard to find? I'm not sure I could convince Mrs. Velo to stop if I couldn't assure her that I knew exactly where it was.

    Not hard at all....

    Greenwood Cemetery.

    Lot 13, Blk 2


    right off the main road in Hiram.


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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    Didn't one of his descendants visit the campus in recent years? I remember something about that...
    I thought he had a descendant that went to school at ISU in the early 2000's. Wasn't his name George Trice?



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    Re: Jack Trice gravesite

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    I thought he had a descendant that went to school at ISU in the early 2000's. Wasn't his name George Trice?
    Yeah. George was a great dude.


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