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George Dewey "Judge" Hay
Birth: Nov. 9, 1895
Attica
Fountain County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 8, 1968
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach City
Virginia, USA

Radio Personality. Born George Dewey Hay, he was noted for being the first announcer on the world renowned, Grand Ole Opry radio program. He began his career in radio in 1923, as a late-night announcer at station WBC Memphis, Tennessee and later was the announcer for the Barn Dance broadcast on NBC. In November 1925, when NBC aired the first Grand Ole Opry program from Nashville, he was at the helm as the show's MC. During the 1930s, he was involved with Rural Radio Magazine about country music acts and worked on the movie "Grand Ole Opry" (1940). He was an announcer with the radio show during the 1940s and toured the country with Opry acts. In 1966, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Lena Jamison Hay (1896 - 1960)*
 
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Burial:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 1785
George Dewey Judge Hay
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