Paul Harvey Sr.

Paul Harvey Sr.

Original Name Paul Harvey Aurandt
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 28 Feb 2009 (aged 90)
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Mausoleum, Section 49, Lot 676
Memorial ID 34294618 · View Source
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Radio Broadcaster. He began a career radio broadcasting in 1933 while still in high school, and continued his career up to his death in 2009. He became nationally syndicated for the first time in 1951, while working in Chicago, Illinois. Known for his unique, staccato-style delivery of news combined with commentary, his style resonated with tens of millions of Americans for over five decades. His program was carried by over 1,200 radio stations and 400 Armed Forces Network stations around the world. He earned dozens of professional honors in the broadcasting industry. Among them he was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame, received the Paul White Award in 1992, the highest honor presented by the Radio-Television News Directors Association; he was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005. His radio programs were produced by his wife, Angel, who is credited with creating his popular radio feature "The Rest of the Story."

Bio by: Fred Beisser

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  • Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
  • Added: 28 Feb 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 34294618
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