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 John D. Blacker

John D. Blacker

Birth
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Death 20 Nov 1970 (aged 77)
Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Burial Wingate, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 11631 · View Source
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2-time Indiana State Basketball Champion. Teamed with All-State teammates Homer Stonebraker and Jesse Graves, as well asÊLeland Olin,Êto help tiny Wingate High School win state titles in 1913 and 1914. Forest Crane was the fifth starter in 1913, Lee Sinclair in 1914.ÊBlacker subsequently became a highly successful coach for the "Spartans," who won a national invitational tournament championship for amateur teams in 1920.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11631
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John D. Blacker (11 May 1893–20 Nov 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11631, citing Greenlawn Cemetery, Wingate, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .