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David Gibson Taft

David Gibson Taft, American broadcasting executive. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1940-1946.; Member Advertisers.


  • Taft, David Gibson was born on December 6, 1915 in Cincinnati. Son of Hulbert and Nellie (Leaman) Taft.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Union College, 1939.


    • WKRC, since 1939, successively with promotion department, salesman, FM manager, radio manager, 1939-1953, television manager, since 1953. Executive vice president Radio Cincinnati, Inc., since 1955. Executive vice-president, director, vice chairman Taft Broadcasting Company, Cincinnati Active Charitable Relief Association.

      Trustee Cincinnati Opera Company.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Served to captain Army of the United States, 1940-1946. Member Advertisers; Clubs: Camargo (Cincinnati).


    • Married Katherine Longworth Whittaker, April. Children: Dorothy W., Katherine P., Margo L., David G., Mary A., James W. With radio station.
    • father: Hulbert Taft
    • mother: Nellie (Leaman) Taft
    • spouse: Katherine Longworth Whittaker
    • children: Dorothy W. Taft
    • Katherine P. Taft
    • Margo L. Taft
    • David G. Taft
    • Mary A. Taft
    • James W. With radio sta Taft
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    Born December 6, 1915
    Died September 27, 1962
    (aged 46)