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Curtis Karl Merz

Curtis Karl Merz, American radio personality, retired athlete. Named All-American Player Look magazine, 1958, #1 Kansas City disc jockey, 1978. Member NFL Alumni Association.

Background

  • Merz, Curtis Karl was born on April 17, 1938 in Newark. Son of Fritz George and Elise (Grupp) Merz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Iowa University, 1962.

    Career

    • Football player Winnipeg (Canada) Blue Bombers, 1960-1961, Ottawa (Canada) Rough Riders, 1960-1961, Dallas Texans, 1961-1962, Kansas City (Missouri) Chiefs, 1963-1968. Disc jockey Station WDAF, Kansas City, 1969-1974, Station KWBZ, Kansas City, 1974-1984, Station KGBX, Springfield, Missouri, since 1984.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member NFL Alumni Association.

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn Jean Miller.
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    Born April 17, 1938
    • 1962
      Iowa University
    • 1960 - 1961
      Football player Winnipeg (Canada) Blue Bombers
    • 1960 - 1961
      Football player Winnipeg (Canada) Blue Bombers
    • 1961 - 1962
      Football player Winnipeg (Canada) Blue Bombers
    • 1963 - 1968
      Football player Winnipeg (Canada) Blue Bombers
    • 1969 - 1974
      disc jockey Station WDAF
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1974 - 1984
      disc jockey Station WDAF
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1984
      disc jockey Station WDAF
      Springfield, Missouri, United States

    Award