Former Alabama Station Owner Bert Bank Passes Away
June 24, 2009 at 4:57 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former WTBC-A and WUOA/TUSCALOOSA owner BERT BANK, who died MONDAY night at 94.
BANK, a BATAAN DEATH MARCH survivor, founded the UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA FOOTBALL NETWORK in 1953 and operated the radio stations until he sold them in 1985. He also served two terms in the ALABAMA House of Representatives and one in the ALABAMA Senate.