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Bill Brannin

As a competent athlete, imaginative coach, enthusiastic businessman and adroit promoter, Bill Brannin knew only success in many walks of life.

After serving the U.S. Air Force in World War II, Brannin coached high school football, golf, boxing and basketball in Charlotte, N.C., until 1951. He returned to Albuquerque where he made his mark in the community. Brannin was president of the Lobo Club (1987-88), UNM Lettermen’s Club, Young American Football League, Albuquerque Sports Hall of Fame and the UNM Alumni Association.