Astor, Dave, 1919-

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Born in 1919; served in World War II in the Pacific Theater; became a lieutenant at age 23; m. Esta June Venner; after the war, hosted a local teen television music program called For Teenagers Only (later called The Dave Astor Show) from 1956 to 1971. Active in various Jewish community projects.

From the description of Dave Astor papers, ca. 1919-2007. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 756050305

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creatorOf Astor, Dave, 1919-. Dave Astor papers, ca. 1919-2007. Maine Historical Society Library
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associatedWith Astor, Esta J. (Esta June), 1922-2007. person
associatedWith Astor family. family
associatedWith Etz Chaim Synagogue (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Community Center (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith WCSH-TV (Television station: Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith WGME (Television station: Portland, Me.) corporateBody
associatedWith Zionist Organization of America. corporateBody
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Music and teenagers
Television programs
World War, 1939-1945


Birth 1919



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