Philly's Frank Ford Dies
March 3, 2009 at 10:59 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime PHILADELPHIA radio personality and talk radio pioneer FRANK FORD, who died TODAY from complications of a stroke at 92, according to the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER.
FORD (real name ED FELBIN) started his career at WHAT-A/PHILADELPHIA in 1937, later moving to WIP-A, WPEN-A, WCAU-A, WFLN-A, WWDB, and WDVT-A (now WURD-A). He was also co-founder of the old VALLEY FORGE MUSIC FAIR and WESTBURY (LONG ISLAND) MUSIC FAIR, owned an ad agency, and was married to PHILADELPHIA District Attorney LYNNE ABRAHAM, who survives him.