Major Mudd

Doug Drown
Sat Jun 16 19:29:31 EDT 2007

This raises an interesting question: Who are the senior Boston area
broadcasting personalities still with us, either still in greater Boston or
not, and how old are they? --- I'm thinking of people like Jess Cain, Dave
Maynard, Norm Prescott, Frank Avruch, Roy Leonard, Dick Tucker(!! --- I had
no idea until fairly recently). . .  Who would be the "elder statesman"


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna Halper" <>
To: "Kevin Vahey" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2007 6:09 PM
Subject: Re: Major Mudd

> At 04:05 PM 6/16/2007, Kevin Vahey wrote:
> >Donna
> >
> >Is the reporter on the Major Mudd story Bill Harrington still alive? I
> >seem to recall that he passed away a few years ago.
> Bill passed away in 1998 at the age of 72.  I keep an obit file of
> when most of the Boston broadcasters from earlier times passed away,
> so if you need the exact date, I have it.  Major Mudd (Ed McDonnell)
> died in October 1979-- he was only 53...

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