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Albert L. Capstaff

Albert L. Capstaff, British broadcasting executive.

Background

  • Capstaff, Albert L. was born on October 10, 1912 in Barrow-in-Furness, England. Son of James Albert and Elizabeth (Lant) Capstaff.

  • Education

    • Electrical Engineer, Union College, 1936.

    Career

    • Engineer NBC, 1936-1943, producer, 1954-1959, vice president, since 1959. Director radio and television, Foote, Cone & Belding, Hollywood, California, 1943-1946. Producer Bob Hope radio and television programs, 1946-1954.

      President Pioneer States Broadcasters, Inc., operators stations WBZY, WDEW.

    Membership

    Clubs: Lambs (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Waters, January 1, 1945. Children: James A., Judy.
    • father: James Albert Capstaff
    • mother: Elizabeth (Lant) Capstaff
    • spouse: Margaret Waters
    • children: James A. Capstaff
    • Judy Capstaff
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    Born October 10, 1912
    Died September 20, 1963
    (aged 50)
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