Jackson Weaver

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Jack Weaver
Birth name Jackson J. Weaver
Born September 3, 1920
Buffalo, New York
Died October 20, 1992
Silver Spring, Maryland
Station(s) WMAL
Time slot Monday-Friday 6AM

Jackson J. Weaver (September 3, 1920–October 20, 1992)[1] was a professional broadcaster and voice-over artist for 45 years. In addition to being the original voice for Smokey Bear, he was the co-host of WMAL's Washington, D.C. morning drive program for 32 years, along with his broadcast partner Frank Harden.

Weaver's final broadcast was on October 14, 1992, only six days before his death.[2]

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  1. ^ New York Times obituary for Jack Weaver
  2. ^ Radio Broadcasting History entry

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