Franklyn MacCormack

Franklyn MacCormack (March 8, 1906 – June 12, 1971) was an American radio personality in Chicago, Illinois from the 1930s into the 1970s. After his death, Ward Quaal, the president of the last company for which MacCormack worked, described him as "a natural talent and one of the truly great performers of broadcasting's first 50 years."

Birth and Death Data: Born March 8th, 1906, Died June 12th, 1971

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker

Notes: Name appears in ledgers as Franklin H. McCormick and F. H. McCormick.


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"MacCormack, Franklyn." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 June 2021.

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