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John D. Blacker
Birth: 1893
Death: 1970

2-time Indiana State Basketball Champion. Teamed with All-State teammates Homer Stonebraker and Jesse Graves, as well as Leland Olin, to help tiny Wingate High School win state titles in 1913 and 1914. Forest Crane was the fifth starter in 1913, Lee Sinclair in 1914. Blacker subsequently became a highly successful coach for the "Spartans," who won a national invitational tournament championship for amateur teams in 1920. 
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Cemetery
Wingate
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 11, 2000
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John D. Blacker
Added by: Warrick L. Barrett
 
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Forever loved, forever missed. Rest in Peace, John Blacker
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