Cunningham, Harry

Cunningham, Harry (Blair)

(1907–92) retail executive; born in Home Camp, Pa. After 30 years with S. S. Kresge he became president and CEO (1959–72). In 1962 he opened the first Kmart discount store; by 1990 the corporation, renamed Kmart Corporation (1977), was the country's second largest retailer. He is credited with early recognizing and developing the potential of discount retailing.
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Joe Smith hit a hat-trick for Alt with Charlie Cunningham, Harry White, Jack Dunn and Louis Woods also netting in the win.
Having only nine men proved to be a hindrance as Tom Hizzett, Alex Cunningham, Harry Martin and Ciaran Hanna (2) gave Predators the points.