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January 7, 1944: Internationally syndicated talk show host and Radio Hall of Fame inductee, Jim Bohannon was born on this day. Jim grew up in Lebanon, Missouri, graduated from Southwest Missouri State University, and is proud of his Show-Me State roots.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.