Rex Davis Papers

The collection contains clippings, manuscripts, publications, and photographs.
Broadcaster Rex Davis (1910-2001) was born in Cincinnati as Frank W. Zwygart.  He started working in radio in Cincinnati in 1931 as a singer and later as a newscaster with WCKY radio, a CBS affiliate in Cincinnati.  Davis began working for St. Louis radio station KMOX in 1946 where he was awarded nom de air Rex Davis. He continued there until his retirement in 1981.  In 1985 he came out of retirement to become a part-time voice on the late Bob Hardy's morning show on KMOX. During his tenure with KMOX Davis held the positions of news director and director of community relations. 

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