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Article Date: April 2024
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Obituary: Robert E. Griffin

The guiding hand behind Escalade’s move from pure-play archery supplier to multi-brand industry force, passed away March 22 at age 89. The East St. Louis native capped his 53 years with the company in 2015 when he retired as chairman of the board, having served as CEO from 1976 to 1999. He maintained his office and a presence in the company following retirement. The roots of Escalade lay in a 1960 Wall Street Journal classified ... Log in to view full article.


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