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Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Arthur C. "Dutch" Lonborg

 
 
Arthur C. "Dutch" Lonborg Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2011
1. Arthur C. "Dutch" Lonborg Marker
Inscription.  
Three Sport Letterman, All American 1919
Coach at Northwestern University 23 years
Helped organize first NCAA Basketball Tournament
University of Kansas Athletic Director 1950-1964
Manager of the 1960 U.S. Olympic Basketball Team, Chairman for 13 years
NCAA Basketball Tournament Chairman
Inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 1972 [sic 1973]

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSports.
 
Location. 38° 57.377′ N, 95° 12.908′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of 15th Street and Elmwood Street, on the right when traveling east on 15th Street. Marker is at the Dr. James Naismith Memorial in Lawrence Memorial Park cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1517 East 15th Street, Lawrence KS 66044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Larry Brown (here, next to this marker); Dr. F. C. "Phog" Allen (here, next to this marker); Adolph Frederick Rupp (here, next to this marker); Dean Smith
Dr. James Naismith Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Dr. James Naismith Memorial
(here, next to this marker); Dr. James Naismith (here, next to this marker); Lawrence Veterans' Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Citizens Memorial Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Also see . . .
1. "Dutch" Lonborg at Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. (Submitted on April 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Arthur Lonborg at Northwestern Athletics. (Submitted on April 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on April 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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