Kingsbury, Gilbert W., 1909-

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Newspaper and radio journalist.

Gilbert W. Kingsbury was born in Covington, Kentucky on April 27, 1909. He graduated from Holmes High School in Covington, and then attended the University of Kentucky, graduating in 1933 with majors in economics and journalism. In 1942, Kingsbury joined the staff of WLW Radio, Cincinnati, as assistant editor in the newsroom. In 1945 he became Washington Bureau chief for WLW. He became vice-president for public relations for Crosley Broadcasting (WLW's parent company) in July, 1953. In 1963 he was appointed Crosley's vice-president in charge of news operations. Kingsbury was active in promoting Democratic party candidates both nationwide and in Kentucky. He participated in the successful gubernatorial campaigns of Bert Combs and Edward T. Breathitt.

From the description of Gilbert W. Kingsbury papers, 1952-1964. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13742987

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creatorOf Kingsbury, Gilbert W., 1909-. Gilbert W. Kingsbury papers, 1952-1964. University of Kentucky Libraries
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associatedWith Benson, Ezra Taft. person
associatedWith Breathitt, Edward T., 1924- person
associatedWith Burton, Harold H. (Harold Hitz), 1888-1964. person
associatedWith Byrd, Robert C. person
associatedWith Chelf, Frank Leslie, 1907- person
associatedWith Clements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985. person
associatedWith Crosley Broadcasting Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Eisenhower, Mamie Doud, 1897-1979. person
associatedWith Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972. person
associatedWith Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973. person
associatedWith Kentucky Council on Higher Education. corporateBody
associatedWith Kentucky. Dept. of Highways. corporateBody
associatedWith Kentucky. Governor (1959-1963 : Combs) corporateBody
associatedWith Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1902-1985. person
associatedWith Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987. person
associatedWith Miller, Cattie Lou. person
associatedWith Moore, Arch Alfred, 1923- person
associatedWith Morehead State College (Ky.) corporateBody
associatedWith Morton, Rogers C. B. (Rogers Clark Ballard), 1914-1979. person
associatedWith Morton, Thruston B. (Thruston Ballard), 1907-1982. person
associatedWith Natcher, William Huston, 1909-1994. person
associatedWith Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 person
associatedWith Snyder, Gene, 1928- person
associatedWith Spence, Brent, 1874-1967. person
associatedWith Stahr, Elvis J. (Elvis Jacob), 1916-1998. person
associatedWith University of Kentucky Northern Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Watts, John C. (John Clarence), 1902-1971. person
associatedWith WLW (Radio Station : Cincinnati, Ohio) corporateBody
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Kentucky--Lexington
Kentucky
United States
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Radio journalism
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