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Wink MARTINDALE

American Wink MARTINDALE

born Winston Conrad MARTINDALE

American disc jockey and television game show host

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on December 04, 1933 in Jackson, Tennessee, USA  (86 years)


Biography

Martindale was born in Jackson, Tennessee, and started his career as a disc jockey at age 17 at WPLI in Jackson, earning $25 a week.

After moving to WTJS he was hired away for double the salary by Jackson's only other station, WDXI. He next hosted mornings at WHBQ in Memphis while a college student at Memphis State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1957. While there Martindale became a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.

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