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Grantland Rice
Birth: Nov. 1, 1880
Death: Jul. 13, 1954

Sportswriter. Born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, he was journalist known for his elegant prose and classic poetry sports writing. After graduating from Vanderbilt University Tennessee, he took newspaper jobs at the Atlanta Journal and Cleveland News, before a sportswriter. During the 1920s, writing was published in newspapers around the country and broadcast on the radio. Covering all sporting events, by the 1930s, he became known as the "Dean of American Sports Writers". He also published "Songs of the Salwart", a book of his sports poetry. He died of a stroke at age 73 in New York City. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Katherine H Rice (1882 - 1966)*
 
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Cause of death: Heart Attack
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 93, Oakwood Plot, Lot 244
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Grantland Rice
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Grantland Rice
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Grantland Rice
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