Easley Blackwood, Sr.

Male, Author, Deceased Person

1903 – 1992

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Who was Easley Blackwood, Sr.?

Easley Rutland Blackwood, American contract bridge player and author and inventor of the Blackwood convention used in bridge bidding.

Blackwood was born in Birmingham, Alabama, but lived most of his life in Indianapolis, Indiana. From 1968 to 1971 he was executive secretary of the American Contract Bridge League. He was inducted into its Hall of Fame in 1995.

His son is Easley Blackwood, Jr., a noted musician.

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Born
Jun 25, 1903
Also known as
  • Easley Blackwood
Profession
Lived in
  • Birmingham
Died
Mar 27, 1992

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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