Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
John Reagan "Tex" McCrary
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 13, 1910
Calvert
Robertson County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 2003
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Publicist. He was a legendary publicist who helped get Dwight Eisenhower elected president. Along with his wife, actress and model Jinx Falkenburg, he popularized the talk show format with their radio and television shows which were often broadcasted from the Waldorf-Astoria hotel. During World War II he was a photographer and public relations officer with the Army Air Corps often touring with Bob Hope. In 1945 he was one of the first Americans to visit Hiroshima after the atomic bomb was dropped, and he advised journalists not to write about what they had seen because he did not think Americans could stand to know "what we've done here." (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jinx Falkenburg (1919 - 2003)
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Jul 31, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7724589
John Reagan Tex McCrary
Added by: Kenny Davis
 
John Reagan Tex McCrary
Added by: Karen J Lambert
 
John Reagan Tex McCrary
Added by: Karen J Lambert
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

R.I.P. A radio and TV pioneer of the Tex and Jinx show.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 1, 2013
~Repose En Paix.
- Karen J Lambert
 Added: Nov. 28, 2012
Rest in Peace.
- Amy
 Added: Nov. 20, 2011
There are 29 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service