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West Virginia Broadcasters Association.


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John S. Phillips Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0058 SAA 058
Abstract John Shem Phillips was born around 1900 at Hawk Run, PA, to Elizabeth Edwards and David Rocer Phillips, both of Welsh background. His father, David Phillips, and his maternal grandfather worked in the coal industry. After studying music and drama, Phillips joined a Charleston, WV, radio station in 1929 as a singer, but soon started writing, announcing, and producing shows.  He married Flora Poe of Elkton, WV. Following service in WWII, Phillips chaired a local committee dedicated to...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1944-1966