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Earl Blaik

AKA Earl Henry Blaik

Born: 15-Feb-1897
Birthplace: Detroit, MI
Died: 6-May-1989
Location of death: Colorado Springs, CO
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, US Military Academy, West Point, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Head Coach at Army, 1941-58

Military service: US Army (Cavalry)

Father: William Blaik (blacksmith/contractor)
Wife: Merle J. McDowell (m. 1923, d. 1984, two sons)
Son: William
Son: Robert

    University: BA, Miami University of Ohio (1918)
    University: BS, US Military Academy, West Point (1920)
    Coach: Assistant Coach, Miami University of Ohio (1924-25)
    Coach: Assistant Coach, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1926)
    Coach: Assistant Coach, US Military Academy, West Point (1927-33)
    Coach: Head Coach, Dartmouth College (1934-40)
    Coach: Head Coach, US Military Academy, West Point (1941-58)

    Avco Corporation VP
    College Football Hall of Fame 1964
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1986
    Scottish Ancestry

Author of books:
You Have to Pay the Price (1960)
The Red Blaik Story (1974)



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