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RIP Ralph Wilson

The MMQB - 25 Mar 2014
I'll always have two enduring memories of Ralph Wilson. One: In 2009, I visited Wilson, 90, at his home outside Detroit to discuss a story about the 50-year anniversary of the founding of the American Football League. He was an original owner, and one ...
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Adam Zyglis: Ralph Wilson legacy

Buffalo News - 19 Oct 2018
Adam Zyglis: Ralph Wilson legacy. By Adam Zyglis | Published Fri, Oct 19, 2018. Share · Tweet; EMAIL. Click here to see more of Pulitzer Prize-winner Adam Zyglis' political cartoons. Story topics: 100 million/ buffalo bills/ donation/ football ...
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Another Voice: Ralph Wilson's bequest endows stronger communities

Buffalo News - 18 Oct 2018
The late Ralph C. Wilson Jr., longtime owner of the Buffalo Bills and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, cared deeply about helping others. With a humble, low-key approach and Rust Belt spirit, he touched lives and championed the common man. Ralph's ...
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Ralph Wilson's Foundation Gives $200M For Parks In Detroit, Buffalo

SportsBusiness Daily - 17 Oct 2018
The foundation of late Bills Owner Ralph Wilson today will make a combined $200M donation to develop public parks and trails in Southeast Michigan and Western New York to coincide with what would have been Wilson's 100th birthday. Each region will ...
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Editorial: Wilson donation shows philanthropy's promise

The Detroit News - 21 Oct 2018
The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation's $100 million donation to the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and its connecting pathways is an example of the vital role philanthropy is playing in the city's rebuilding. Foundations are the strong third leg of the ...
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How the Wilson Foundation is shaking up Buffalo's philanthropy

Buffalo News - 20 Oct 2018
The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation has quickly become Western New York's philanthropic powerhouse. A $100 million grant announced Wednesday to create a signature waterfront park and connect regional trails was nearly as much as all the region's top ...
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Ralph Wilson Black: An accountant and a gentleman

The Globe and Mail - 22 Oct 2018
They never spoke, but Ralph did notice her – eventually asking a friend how to get in touch with that pretty young lady they saw every day. In 2004, they celebrated their 50th anniversary with their two sons, David and Brian, by watching his beloved ...
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Bills Today: Colts HC Frank Reich still roots for the Bills - 18 Oct 2018
Ralph Wilson was one of our city's greatest champions,” Buffalo mayor Byron Brown said of the investment. “His vision illuminated our landscape and his humanity enriched our community. Today Mr. Wilson's commitment to the City of Buffalo lives on ...
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Bankole: Detroit's recovery needs non-conformist leadership

The Detroit News - 22 Oct 2018
The Ralph C. Wilson Foundation announced last week that it is contributing $100 million to develop the Detroit Riverfront park and connect it to the Ambassador Bridge and Belle Isle. But frustrated with the slow pace of Detroit's recovery and the state ...
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Keith Crain: A remarkable gesture

Crain's Detroit Business - 21 Oct 2018
Just try to imagine how successful you must be during your business life to be able to encourage your widow to donate $100 million in honor of your 100th birthday. In two different towns. Ralph Wilson was obviously very successful in business during ...
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Wilson, Gwendola (Cleveland)

The Chattanoogan - 03 Oct 2018
Gwendola is survived by loving husband of 58 years, Ralph Wilson; daughters, Belinda (Jimmy) Davis and Annette Wilson (Terry Myers); daughter-in-law, Delores Cash; grandchildren, Kim (Daron) Miller, Jason Cash and Andy Odom; great grandchildren, ...

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