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Jack Gordon and Ralph Grossman, 1969

Photo used in several newspapers in Spring, 1969, about Gordon and Ralph Grossman planning civic welcome for the Seattle Pilots. Jack was in the hospital recovering from broken ribs and a back injury suffered in an accident in Olympia.

From the press: About Jack Gordon


Jack Gordon's 1940 Senior Class at O'Dea High School

S1C Gordon reassigned from Pasco NAS to Bremerton Receiving Station (The Sky-Writer, May 25, 1945)

"Welcome, Korea Vets", from the Seattle Times on May 4, 1952, Welcome Lane's 1st Anniversary

"They Kiss the Boys Hello" Pageant magazine's profile of Jack Gordon and Seattle's Welcome Lane (January 1953)

Gordon to Leave Seattle Univ's Athletic Department (from several Seattle newspapers)

Jack Gordon Ends Brilliant Career at SU (Capitol Hill Times)

Faces of the City: Jack Gordon--Holler Guy,But Self-Effacing (Seattle Times 1961)

SU Alumni pay tribute to Gordon (May, 1969, coverage from the Times, the P-I, the Herald, and the Progress)

Vince O'Keefe: Holler Guy's War Cry: 'Let's Hear for Him" (Seattle Times, May 10,1969)

John Reddin's Faces of the City: A Few Gung-Ho Guys Make the Difference (Seattle Times, Jan 1,1970)

Jack Gordon, Pier to plaza to palate by Chet Skreen (Seattle Times Magazine, July 3, 1977)

Teamster's Donohoe says Jack is "Down but never out" (Washington Teamster, Fedbruary, 1984)

Hail and farewell, Jack Gordon by Constantine Angelos (Seattle Times, November 1, 1990)

Restaurant booster has feast of memories (Seattle Times, March 5, 1989)

Invocation by Archbishop Power at Jack's Civic Luncheon Salute, March 19,1991

"Gordon to Retire" (May, 1991, Pacific NW Restaurateur)



Roberta Walsh Gordon Obituary








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