Apr. 6, 1924 Indianapolis Marion County Indiana, USA
Jan. 14, 1999 Indianapolis Marion County Indiana, USA
Pioneering civil rights leader, successful businessman and longtime fixture at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. For decades, Binford was one of Indianapolis' most influential men, serving as a founder and leader of myriad business, sports and civic institutions. He was cofounder of the Urban League of Indianapolis, chief steward of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race and the former head of Indiana National Bank.