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Dr. John Outland Dies: Midwest Athletics Loses a Widely-Known Friend
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TitleDr. John Outland Dies: Midwest Athletics Loses a Widely-Known Friend
AbstractPhotos (as a college football player and later as a doctor) and biographical article about Dr. John Outland, "former All-American football player and the father of the Kansas relays [a track and field event started in 1923]," dying at the age of 76 on March 24, 1947. Native of (near) Eudora, Kansas starting out as a football star for the University of Kansas before becoming a general surgeon and "a member of the Trinity Lutheran hospital staff since the hospital was opened in 1906" in Kansas City. Also "the first professional man in this section of the country to use an airplane in the conduct of his business" as a doctor (flying with Kansas City pilot Tex LaGrone), president of the Kansas City Athletic Club in 1931, and namesake of the Outland Trophy for college football starting in 1946, with residence at 1617 West 75th Street in Kansas City.
SourceThe Kansas City Star
Local SubjectOutland, John H.
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID117930
CONTENTdm number25885
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