William Kennon Henderson

William Kennon Henderson, Jr., usually known as W.K. Henderson (August 6, 1880 – May 28, 1945), was a pioneer in the radio industry who in 1922 acquired WGAQ in Shreveport, Louisiana, expanded it, and renamed the call letters after himself as KWKH.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1880 (Bastrop), Died May 28th, 1945 (Shreveport)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker

Notes: W. K. (Old Man) Henderson

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W403808 10-in. 2/18/1930 Hello world William Kennon Henderson Monologue speaker  
OKeh W403809 10-in. 2/18/1930 Hello world, pt. 3 William Kennon Henderson Monologue speaker  
OKeh W403810 10-in. 2/18/1930 Hello world William Kennon Henderson Monologue speaker  
OKeh W403811 10-in. 2/18/1930 Hello world, pt. 4 William Kennon Henderson Monologue speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Henderson, William Kennon," accessed August 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110622.

Henderson, William Kennon. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110622.

"Henderson, William Kennon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110622

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