Jack Nels Gordon
1/07/1931 to 10/02/2008
Born in Ohio in 1931, Jack Gordon attended high school in Stow, Ohio along with his two brothers. He went on to Hiram College near Cleveland, where he played collegiate football. Throughout his life he worked in a wide variety of fields, ranging from business to youth ministry.
He was married three times, with a total of nine children. He had four daughters and a son with his first wife. He had two daughters with his second wife. Then, When he was in his early 70's he and his third wife had a daughter and a son. At the time of his disappearance his youngest son and daughter were 4 and 5 years old respectively.
Jack didn't leave much of an internet footprint, although in 2006 he was inducted into the William H. Hollinger Athletic Hall of Fame (Hiram College), linked here.
For several years before his disappearance, Jack was essentially retired, although he always had various projects in mind. He was in the process of building a house on a five-acre lot in the Forbes Sangre de Cristo Ranches. He also was working on a project called Thanksgiving Hill College, a self-accredited curriculum of religious studies for foreign students.
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ORIGINALLY POSTED 6/11/2012