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.
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- 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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