Coming from the tiny Illinois community of Hume, Fred Tucker
earned 11 major athletic letters at DePauw and captained the
football, baseball and track teams during his senior year. That is
probably a feat unduplicated in the annals of DePauw sports
history. He gained All-State recognition at end in football and in
the years of 1907 and 1908 he gained All-American honorable mention
in football. After his graduation he taught in secondary schools in
St. Louis and Memphis, then returned to Indianapolis in 1918 to
found the F.C. Tucker Company, now Indiana's largest real estate
and development company.
tball and soccer leagues. True resides in Florida with his wife,
Jennifer; and their two children, Madison and Taylor.