George Trendle

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Birthday
4, 1884
Birthplace
Norwalk, OH
Death Date
May 10, 1972 (87)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
4, 1884
Birthplace
Norwalk, OH
Death Date
May 10, 1972 (87)

About

Former owner of the WXYZ radio station in Detroit who created The Lone Ranger and The Green Hornet characters.

Before Fame

He was practicing entertainment law in Detroit when a local movie theater owner offered him 25% of the business in exchange for his services.

Trivia

After his theater chain was bought out by Adolph Zukor he became an executive of Detroit's WXYZ, where he developed a reputation for miserliness.

Family Life

He was born in Norwalk, Ohio.

Associated With

Clayton Moore came to star on the television series The Lone Ranger, based on his radio station's invention.