Ralph D. Foster
Ralph David Foster, was an American broadcasting pioneer and philanthropist who created the framework for Springfield, Missouri to challenge Nashville, Tennessee as the nation's country music capital during the 1950s. His KWTO was a stepping-stone for many top country artists; and with his music businesses, led to creation of Ozark Jubilee, the first U.S. network television program to feature country's top stars.
- Born: April 25, 1893 (age 126)
- Aliases: Ralph Foster
- Genre: Country
- Websites: http://www.rfostermuseum.com/ralphfoster.asp