Jim Thorpe, athlete
May 28, 1887-March 28, 1953
Bright Path: Young Jim Thorpe by Don Brown (Roaring Brook Press, 2006)
Thorpe found his calling at the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania and in 1912 was a star of the Summer Olympics.
The Official Site of Jim Thorpe: World’s Greatest Athlete is a source for biography, fast facts, photos and more.