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    Jack Trice's Gravesite?

    Ok..this one has me stumped and I'm sure someone has the answer...

    Where was Jack Trice buried?

    All I can find is information that states there was a funeral service on campus and 4000 students attended and they students/college and community gave a sizeable memorial fund to his parents and widow...

    Not a huge deal of course..but it's going to keep me up nights....Was he buried locally, was the body shipped back to Hiram, Ohio?



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    Re: Jack Trice's Gravesite?

    I'm pretty sure it was back in Ohio



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    Re: Jack Trice's Gravesite?

    memorial day visit?

    I thing JP should send a huge cardinal and gold bouquet every year.



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    Re: Jack Trice's Gravesite?

    That's going to keep you up at nights?

    We'll have to start calling you Whiskers, cause you worry like a cat.



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    Re: Jack Trice's Gravesite?

    He should be buried outside of Jack Trice Stadium.



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    Re: Jack Trice's Gravesite?

    I think it may be in one of the corners of the field, you know like Jimmy Hoffa at the Meadowlands.



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    Re: Jack Trice's Gravesite?

    I guess I assumed the statue of him was really a statue OF him



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    Re: Jack Trice's Gravesite?

    Quote Originally Posted by HOTDON View Post
    I guess I assumed the statue of him was really a statue OF him
    That would actually be pretty cool



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    Re: Jack Trice's Gravesite?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUonthemove View Post
    That's going to keep you up at nights?

    We'll have to start calling you Whiskers, cause you worry like a cat.

    Can't say I've heard that one before, I always thought cats don't really give a **** about anything. Although, your original point about that keeping someone up at night is valid.



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    Re: Jack Trice's Gravesite?

    Well maybe not all night...just thought it was an interesting piece to the puzzle in a pretty remarkable story.

    Here's a photo of the funeral. Jack Trice Funeral on Central campus, 09 October, 1923 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!



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    Re: Jack Trice's Gravesite?

    Having that many people turn out for a black man's funeral in 1923 speaks volumes about Iowa State.



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    Re: Jack Trice's Gravesite?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone90 View Post
    Having that many people turn out for a black man's funeral in 1923 speaks volumes about Iowa State.
    That is why I am so proud of our university, and the people associated with it. I don't understand how people can go through school there and not understand how special a place ISU is, and how much of a blessing it is to be able to call yourself a Cyclone.


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