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Cedric Adams

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Cause of death  Heart Failure
Spouse  Bernice Lenont (m. 1931)
Name  Cedric Adams

Nationality  American
Residence  Edina, Minnesota
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Born  May 27, 1902Adrian, Minnesota
Occupation  Reporter/Radio Personality
Known for  Broadcast celebrity in the Mid-west
Children  David, Cedric Jr., Stephen
Died  February 18, 1961, Austin, Minnesota, United States

Education  University of Minnesota

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Cedric Adams (May 27, 1902 – February 18, 1961) was an American broadcaster, well known in the Midwestern United States from the 1930s until his death. He was inducted into the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting's Hall of Fame in 2002. Throughout the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, Adams was the "best known voice" in the upper Midwest.

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Personal

Adams was born in Adrian, Minnesota.

Career

Adams began his career in radio in 1931 where he played a small dramatic role on WCCO Minneapolis/Saint Paul. His first newscast for WCCO was made in September 1934. He later reported the news and hosted programs such as "Stairway to Stardom", "The Phillips 66 Talent Parade", and "Dinner at the Adams'", while at the same time contenting to write for his daily newspaper column and performing for twenty radio shows each week.

Death

Adams died on February 18, 1961 at the age of 58.

References

Cedric Adams Wikipedia


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