I. B. Hale
|I. B. Hale|
|Born||September 9, 1916|
|Died||May 14, 1971 54)(aged|
College football career
|TCU Horned Frogs|
|Bowl games||Sugar Bowl (1939)|
|High school||Woodrow Wilson (Dallas, TX)|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||246 lb (112 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Insall Bailey "I. B." Hale (September 9, 1916 – May 14, 1971) was an American football tackle at Texas Christian University (TCU) who was voted an All-American. He was drafted in the first round of the 1939 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins, but never played football professionally.
Hale was married to the former Virginia Kingsbery, and the couple had at least three sons (twins Robert Allen Hale and William Hale, and Timothy Hale). Hale became an Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent in Fort Worth, Texas and was a close associate of J. Edgar Hoover. Later he became chief of security for the Convair aircraft factory and General Dynamics, and was a chairman of ASIS International. Hale died of a heart attack in 1971.
Hale was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1985.
- "I.B. Hale Biography". ASIS. Retrieved 2008-10-15.
- Douglas Jr., Jack (December 9, 2007). "The strange story of Papa Pilgrim". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. p. A10.
- "The Dark Side of Robert Hale". Wrangell St. Elias News. Retrieved 2008-10-15.
- Gillespy, James (April 30, 1959). "Bride's Death Ruled Accidental". The Dispatch. LXXVII (202). Lexington, Kentucky. UPI. p. 16. Retrieved August 19, 2015.