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, November 11, 1997
Hockey legend Gordie Howe stops on his way out of Ypsilanti High School to sign hockey sticks for the sons of secretaries Lois Nowling and Diana Jackson.