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Blaik
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Blaik, Earl Henry 'Red' (1897-1989) American businessman. Vice president and director of Avco, 1959-60, then director and chairman of executive committee in 1960.

Earl Henry ("Red") Blaik (1897-1989) had been a star end on the Army football team before he graduated in 1920. He later became head football coach there in 1941, and in 18 seasons as a coach achieved a 121-33-10 record. He was named coach of the year in 1946 and elected to the National Football Foundation's Hall of Fame in 1964. He became a vice president and director of Avco Corporation, 1959-60, and then director and chairman of its executive committee in 1960.

Born: 1897.02.15.
Died: 1989.05.05.

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Bibliography
  • Launius, Roger D, NASA Chief Historian, NASA History Office Home Page, Web Address when accessed: here.

Blaik Chronology


1989 May 5 - .
  • Death of Earl Henry 'Red' Blaik at Colorado Springs, El Paso, CO. - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Blaik. Summary: American businessman. Vice president and director of Avco, 1959-60, then director and chairman of executive committee in 1960..

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