Ralph D. Foster

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Birthday
25, 1893
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Aug 11, 1984 (91)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1893
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Aug 11, 1984 (91)

About

Broadcasting legend known for his pioneering work in country music media, founding the KWTO radio station Ozark Jubilee TV program.

Before Fame

He and his partner Jerry Hall set up their own AM radio station in a Firestone dealership in 1924.

Trivia

He was an avid conservationist who collected many Native American artifacts.

Family Life

His wife Harriett died two years after him in 1986.

Associated With

He helped to raise the profile of many country music stars, including Tennessee Ernie Ford.