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David Gibson Taft Edit Profile

broadcasting executive.

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

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