Henry Quinlan is survived by his wife, Margie; son Sean Quinlan of Bixby; daughters Kathie Quinlan Garrison and Kelsey Quinlan both from Bixby; two grandchildren; as well as numerous brothers and sisters.
Wally Schirra, another US astronaut and close acquaintance of Quinlan’s, recalls meeting him and recalls him fondly as being an excellent person.
Early Life and Education
Henry Quinlan was born in Ohio during the 1850s to Thomas Quinlan and Mary Ryan who both worked as businesspeople. Henry eventually attended high school before attending university to study finance and political science.
Following graduation, he worked in banking for several years before moving to West Wareham with Julia for good. They wanted children but Julia experienced several miscarriages and stillbirth before adopting from Catholic Charities a girl they named Karen Ann in 1954.
Henry is a distinguished political analyst who has taught on Russian politics for more than three decades and lived five years in Moscow. In his latest book “From Putin with Love” he explores the origins of Ukraine’s war as well as its unintended repercussions.
Henry Quinlan served as football coach at Old Rochester Regional High School and Wagner College before receiving a USSF National “D” coaching license and serving as a Division III soccer referee. Presently he serves as defensive assistant with Ashland Youth Soccer programs for U19 and U14 boys in Ashland Wisconsin.
As a freshman, he earned the ITA Rookie of the Year award, led the Bulldogs to their first Sweet Sixteen appearance since 2001, and received first team All-SEC recognition both singles and doubles play. Unfortunately, after three years of eligibility at UGA he has decided to turn professional.
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Achievement and Honors
Henry Quinlan has earned many prestigious accolades throughout his distinguished career. In 1974-75 he appeared as Zorro in television show Zorro; later that same year he made history by becoming the first Latino actor ever cast as police detective Manny Quinlan in Harry O.
Alongside his professional endeavors, he is active in sports coaching as a volunteer assistant men’s soccer coach at Northland College for two years, then as women’s soccer coach in 2016.
Daniel served as high school soccer coach for Ashland’s boys’ team from 2012-2015, which made three trips to Wisconsin Division III State Tournament during that period. Additionally, he was youth soccer coach for Chequamegon Bay Soccer Club’s U16, U14 and U12 divisions, as well as Ashland Youth Soccer Association U8/U6 level for four years.
Henry Quinlan has visited Russia several times in his personal life and collaborated on publishing projects with Russians – such as translating children’s book Make Way for Ducklings into Russian. Additionally, he helped plan the US state dinner honoring President Gorbachev and has made friends with astronaut Wally Schirra; together they toured a secret Soviet space research facility located near Kirgizia.
Omni Publishing Co of West Wareham is run by Alan, with over four decades of publishing experience. Alan has written many books himself, assisted authors on their autobiographies (such as Babe Ruth’s daughter Dorothy Pirone’s) as well as arbitration cases in Dubai. Furthermore, Alan has extensive expertise in asset tracing proceedings related to white-collar crime proceedings.
He is listed on the arbitrator database or panel of various leading international arbitration institutions, and has served as sole/co-arbitrator in numerous DIFC-LCIA, ICC, AAA/ICDR and other major international arbitrations – as well as acting ad hoc cases. His practice encompasses banking disputes as well as general commercial matters in DIFC jurisdiction.
He is best-known for playing Don Alejando de la Vega on Zorro from 1990-1993 and as police detective Manny Quinlan on Harry O from 1974-75.
Over the past 10 years, he has executed three trades of BXMT stock worth an aggregate $3.08 Million dollars, currently owning over 10,000 units of this stock.