Nike's Co-Founder Agent, Howard Slusher, Died At 85

Nike’s Co-Founder Agent, Howard Slusher, Died At 85

Howard Slusher served as Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s agent, overseeing the building of Eugene’s Hayward Field and assisting in the city’s successful bid to host the 2022 World Athletics Championships.

After a successful career as a sports agent, he was best known for being Knight’s ally and tenacious negotiator.

What Caused the Death of Howard Slusher?

The passing of Howard Slusher, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 85, has been making the rounds on the internet.

At the time of his passing, he was receiving care in the hospital’s cardiovascular intensive care unit. His son both announced and confirmed his passing. On July 23, a short memorial service will be held for immediate family and close friends. His wife and kids both predeceased him. In the fall, a bigger, more intimate memorial service will be held by his family.

Howard Slusher Age, Family, and Early Life

Sam and Dorothy Slusher welcomed Howard Slusher into the world on June 11, 1937, in Jersey City, New Jersey. He grew up alongside his brother Norman. He was  85 at the time of his death.

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His personal life has not been widely documented online at this time, making it difficult to find specific information about him. We are therefore unable to provide you with any current information about his life. Once we learn more about him, we will update whatever is relevant to him.

Howard Slusher Career, What was his Profession?

When Slusher was representing an athlete in negotiations with the organization that would become Nike in 1969, he accidentally started a career working for Knight.

Slusher helped a number of well-known Oregon athletes navigate the complexities of finding representation and negotiate the best deal with the major leagues, according to John Slusher, who claimed that Knight was impressed by the elder Slusher’s unwavering advocacy for the players he represented and wanted that kind of commitment on his team.

Before his passing, he worked with Nike co-founder Phil Knight, overseeing Hayward Field’s construction in Eugene and assisting the city in securing the 2022 World Athletics Championships.

Which school and college did he go to?

He graduated with a doctorate in philosophy from Ohio State in 1962 and a law degree from the University of Southern California in 1972 after completing night sessions there.

Howard Slusher Net Worth, How much does he earn?

He had an estimated net worth of $30 to $35 million according to the sources available on the internet.

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Howard Slusher Wife, What about his relationship?

He was married to his wife Rebecca with whom he shared two daughters Emily and Jennifer and a son john.

Was he available on any social media platforms?

We do not have precise information about her social media status. When we receive more detailed information surrounding her social media handles, we will update this section.

Physical Appearance of  Howard Slusher’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourWhite
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Howard Slusher’s should be known

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Zodiac SignN / A  
Net Worth$30 to $35 million
Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseRebecca
Children3

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