Saturday, 11 September 2021 20:13

Ancestral Athletics Son Of Ireland

Famous Ancestral Son Of Ireland:  Category: Athletics       Olympian Giant; Medals Forfeited; Unlawfully Removed From His Grave; Died Pauperised; Grandson Of An Irishman. Jim Thorpe was an Indian/American who wore the U.S. Olympic jersey; Acclaimed by Americans and then outcasted. An Irish grandfather with a surname of Thorpe and an Indian grandmother, places American Olympic legend, Jim Thorpe, well down the pecking order of people adopted by our All Ireland Hall Of Fame. However Jim Thorpe’s Irishness, attributed to…