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Jack Pender Castellaw
Birth: Dec. 15, 1905
Ennis
Ellis County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1927
Round Rock
Williamson County
Texas, USA

Son of Jack Coleman Castellaw and Eliza Jane Lila Pender. Jack Pender Castellaw is buried in the Myrtle Cemetery in Ennis, Ellis County, Texas.

One of the ten Baylor University basketball players who lost his life in a single train/bus accident. Together they are known as the Immortal Ten.

It was because of this accident that Texas started constructing over-passes or underpasses at all places where state highways intersected with railroads. Across the United States, communities started requiring school buses to stop at all railroad crossings before proceeding.

Texas Death Certificate:
Name: Jack Pender Castellaw;
Death Date: 22 Jan 1927;
Death Place: Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas;
Cause of death: Rail road accident;
Gender: Male;
Race: White;
Birth Date: 15 Dec 1905;
Birthplace: Ennis, Ellis County, Texas;
Marital Status: Single;
Father's Name: J. C. Castellaw;
Father's Birthplace: Jones, Tennessee;
Mother's Name: Lila Pender;
Mother's Birthplace: Texas;
Occupation: Student - Baylor University;
Place of Residence: 208 West Baylor Street
Burial Place: Ennis, Ellis County, Texas;
Burial Date: 24 Jan 1927;
Informant: Jelks Castellaw;
Film Number: 2114213;
Digital Film Number: 4165559;
Image Number: 2378;
Reference Number: cn 3827
 
 
Burial:
Immortal Ten *
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Record added: Jul 02, 2012
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