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Harold W "Hal" Lahar
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1919
Durant
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 2003
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

American Football Player/Coach. Played football at Central High School in Oklahoma City then went on to play college football for the Oklahoma Sooners. He was selected 79th overall in the 1941 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears where he played the season with them. He spent 1942 to 1945 serving in World War II with the United States Army. He returned to football in 1946 where he played with the Buffalo Bills until 1948. In 1950, he became an assistant coach at the University of Arkansas. In 1952, he became head coach at Colgate University located in Hamilton, New York. In 1957 he succeeded Bill Meek at the University of Houston, where he spent five years, before returning to Colgate in 1962. Following the 1967 season, he retired from coaching and served as athletic director at Colgate. He was also assistant commissioner of the Southwest Conference. He worked at the now-defunct SWC from 1973 until his retirement in 1983.

(bio by Whispers From The Grave).

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Z Dorothy Carter Lahar (1919 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 26 Site 224
 
Maintained by: Whispers From The Grave
Originally Created by: DonZas
Record added: May 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19485359
Harold W Hal Lahar
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Harold W Hal Lahar
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Harold W Hal Lahar
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Thank you for your service to our country. May you Rest in Peace.
- Whispers From The Grave
 Added: Jul. 2, 2012
US Navy veteran of World War II.
- DonZas
 Added: May. 22, 2007
 
 
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