Ken Behring

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Kenneth Eugene Behring (June 13, 1928 – June 25, 2019)[1] was an American real estate developer, philanthropist and businessman.[2][3][4] He was the former owner of the National Football League's Seattle Seahawks. He was born in Freeport, Illinois.

In 1996 and 1999, Behring was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women.[5] He was also criticized of his trophy huntings and killed many endangered species.[4]

Behring died on June 25, 2019 in Martinez, California at the age of 91.[6]

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  1. Semmes, Ben. "Ken Behring a self-made millionaire". Archived from the original on 2012-11-06. Retrieved 2008-10-07.
  2. BALZAR, JOHN (1999-03-21). "Smithsonian Museum in Cross-Hairs of Debate". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2018-03-10.
  3. Reporter, Staff. "Hunters red-faced over elephant shoot". The M&G Online. Retrieved 2018-03-10.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Golden, Tim (1999-03-17). "Big-Game Hunter's Gift Roils the Smithsonian". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-03-10.
  5. Anderson, Rick (1999-06-16). "Paul Allen's Tinsel Town Nightmare". Seattle Weekly. Retrieved 2006-08-14.
  6. Boyle, John (June 28, 2019). "Former Seahawks Owner Ken Behring Passes Away At 91". Seattle Seahawks. Retrieved June 28, 2019.