George Souders

George Souders

Original Name George Raymond Souders
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Death 28 Jul 1976 (aged 75)
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Battle Ground, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 6130 · View Source
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Auto Race Car Driver. Born in Lafayette, Indiana, he was most noted for being one of the very few to win the Indianapolis 500 his first time of being in the race. On May 30, 1927, in the annual Indianapolis 500 Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indiana, Souders started in the 22nd position as a race rookie. He led for the last 51 laps of the race and won the Indy Championship.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 17 Aug 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6130
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Souders (11 Sep 1900–28 Jul 1976), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6130, citing Battle Ground Cemetery, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .