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Cawood Ledford
Birth: Apr. 24, 1926
Harlan County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 2001
Harlan
Harlan County
Kentucky, USA

He was the longtime radio voice of the University of Kentucky Wildcats and one of the nation's most respected horse racing broadcasters. He called the Kentucky football and basketball games for nearly four decades. He was inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame in 1987 and is one of only a few non-players to have a jersey hanging from the rafters of Kentucky's Rupp Arena. He called the Kentucky Derby more than 15 times for CBS radio. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Washington Ledford (1897 - 1993)
  Susan L Cawood Ledford (1903 - 1986)

Cause of death: Cancer
 
Burial:
Cawood Cemetery
Harlan County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5861090
Cawood Ledford
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Cawood Ledford
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Cawood Ledford
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