JP McCarthy

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Birthday
22, 1933
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 16, 1995 (62)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1933
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 16, 1995 (62)

About

Beloved radio host remembered for his three-decade career at the WJR station in Detroit, Michigan. He hosted the Morning and Afternoon Music Hall Programs, as well as an interview segment called Focus.

Before Fame

He left the University of Detroit and served in the United States Army. He began his radio career with a Fairbanks, Alaska station.

Trivia

He briefly left WJR to host a morning show on San Francisco's KGO-AM station.

Family Life

His first marriage, to Sali Thompson, produced five children: John, Susan, Diane, Kathleen, and Kevin. He later had a thirty-year marriage to Judy Buttorff.

Associated With

He was born in the same year as fellow American radio and television host Charles Osgood.

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