Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:58am
Robert Harrington was born in 1939 in the East Side of Detroit. His father worked for the National Bank of Detroit, and his mother was a professor at Wayne State University. He remembers the everyday routines of the 1950s including milk delivery and food preservation. As a child he enjoyed visiting Belle Isle, Boblo Island, and going to the movies. A civil engineer, Harrington specializes in pavement for racetracks and is a consultant for NASCAR.
Robert Harrington was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2018 as part of the Legacies Project.
Ann Arbor News, June 2, 1981
Carol Silvestro, left, manager of Hudson's Briarwood which helped fund the publication, Jo Howe and Helen West, League of Women Voters president, review the Election Guide for the June 8 school board election which is now available.