Jerry Hoyt

Jerry Hoyt

Original Name Gerald Frederick Hoyt
Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 Jul 1955 (aged 26)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section 223, Lot 53
Memorial ID 2001 · View Source
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Race Car Driver. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was a race car driver mainly competing in the National Championship races including two Indianapolis 500 races in 1950 and 1955. For the 1955 Indy, he started the race from the pole position and finished 31st. He died at age 26 after crashing in a sprint race in Oklahoma City.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2001
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jerry Hoyt (29 Jan 1929–10 Jul 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2001, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .