Gerald B. Zornow

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Gerald B. Zornow graduated from the University of Rochester in 1937, where he was a member of Alpha Delta Phi. [1] He was a three-sport letter winner (football, basketball and baseball) and has been inducted into the University of Rochester Athletic Hall of Fame posthumously in 1992. [2]

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He served as the President of Eastman Kodak Company from 1970 to 1972 and as Chairman of the Board from 1972 to 1977. [3] In 1975, President Gerald R. Ford created the President's Commission on Olympic Sports and Zornow served as chairman of the Commission. [4]

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References

  1. Notable Alumni of Alpha Delta Phi
  2. Inductees to the University of Rochester Athletic Hall of Fame; See also: Bio
  3. History of Eastman Kodak
  4. President's Commission on Olympic Sports
  5. "Gold Medal recipients". College Football Hall of Fame . National Football Foundation.
  6. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award recipients
  7. Winners of the Theodore Roosevelt Award