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John Reed Kilpatrick

John Reed Kilpatrick (Executive.  Born, New York, NY, June 15, 1889; died, New York, NY, May 7, 1960.)  An end who earned All-America honors at Yale in 1909 and 1910, John Reed Kilpatrick was a military officer, a construction executive, a boxing promoter, president of the Rangers for the better part of three decades, and […]

Bernard Gimble

Bernard Gimble (Executive.  Born, Vincennes, IN, Apr. 10, 1885; died, New York, NY, Sept. 29, 1966.)  A burly former Penn football player, Bernard Feustman Gimble had a life-long interest in sports.  Gimble joined the family dry goods business in 1907 and later served as president (1922-53) and chairman (1953-66) of what became a major national […]

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