Longtime owner and general manager of the Oakland Raiders football franchise.
He became very interested in the coaching aspects of football while earning a degree in English from Syracuse University.
He is famous for the motto: 'Just win, baby.'
He married Carol Davis in 1954 and remained with her until his death. He had a son named Mark Davis.
He hired John Madden to coach the Raiders, which would help the team capture a Super Bowl victory in 1976.