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 Ray Edgar Dodge

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Ray Edgar Dodge

Birth
Woodburn, Marion County, Oregon, USA
Death 28 Mar 1985 (aged 84)
Key Biscayne, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 70589923 View Source
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Ray Dodge was a former Olympic runner and founder of Dodge, Inc., the firm that made began making statuettes for the Oscars in 1930 and the Emmys in 1949.

Dodge participated in the 1924 Olympics and the Pan American games in 1925, where he won several awards as a middle-distance runner.

He returned to Chicago to found Dodge Inc., one of the world's largest manufacturers of trophies. The company had moved to Los Angeles by 1930, when Dodge began making the Oscars in association with the Southern California Trophy Co. The company began manufacturing Emmys for the television industry in 1949. Dodge Inc. also manufactured Rose Bowl and Orange Bowl football trophies.


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  • Created by: Jen
  • Added: 29 May 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 70589923
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/70589923/ray-edgar-dodge : accessed ), memorial page for Ray Edgar Dodge (4 Aug 1900–28 Mar 1985), Find a Grave Memorial ID 70589923, citing Woodlawn Park North Cemetery and Mausoleum, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Jen (contributor 47342898) .