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Cooke, Jack Kent

Born: 1912 AD
Died: 1997 AD
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US (Canadian-born) businessman and sports executive


acquired 25% interest in Washington Redskins 1960


naturalized US citizen 1960


acquired Los Angeles Lakers 1965


acquired Los Angeles Kings 1966


built and opened Inglewood Forum arena 1967


sold Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Kings 1979


bought Chrysler Building in Manhattan 1979


acquired operating control of Washington Redskins 1980


acquired The Los Angeles Daily News 1985


eponym of Jack Kent Cooke football stadium (opened 1997)