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Ray Taliaferro

AKA Raphael Vincent Taliaferro

Born: 7-Feb-1939
Birthplace: Queens, NY
Died: 2-Dec-2018
Location of death: Paducah, KY
Cause of death: Dementia

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic [1]
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Radio Personality

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: KGO late-night talk show host

The most abrasive of all KGO hosts, broadcasting 1AM to 5AM. Large audience.

[1] The Ray Taliaferro Show, 1 June 2009.

Father: Robert Winston Taliaferro (b. 1904, d. 1989)
Mother: Florence Durden
Brother: Robert
Wife: Carolyn Theodosia McAdoo (three sons)
Wife: Charlotte Crawford (m. 2018, until his death)

    High School: Monterey Bay Academy, Watsonville, CA

    National Association of Black Journalists
    NAACP San Francisco (Chapter President)
    KGO Talk Show Host (1977-2011)

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