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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.
Photographed 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
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
Arthur C. "Dutch" Lonborg image. Click for full size.
The Daily Northwestern, Unknown
2. Arthur C. "Dutch" Lonborg
The Basketball Hall of Famer coached the only two Big Ten Champions in Northwestern history
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(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. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 25, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Arthur C. "Dutch" Lonborg. "Find A Grave" entry (Submitted on December 25, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

3. "Why Does Northwestern Not Honor the 1931 National Champions". The Daily Northwestern article, February 5, 2019 (Submitted on December 25, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Dr. James Naismith Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Dr. James Naismith Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on December 25, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on April 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 25, 2022