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Dexter, Dick (Dexter, Richard Larkin ) (October 2, 1919 - September 26, 2002)



  • Existence: October 2, 1919 - September 26, 2002


Richard Larkin "Dick" Dexter was born October 2, 1919, in Prairie Village, Kansas. He was an advertising executive at ISC Financial Corporation and a local public radio volunteer producer and announcer. He created the radio program "The Saturday Afternoon Swing Club," featuring 1920s - 1940s music, for KCUR-FM. Dexter was highly involved, and volunteered, at myriad organizations across Kansas City, including serving as vice president/director of the Chiefs Club, fan organization Of the Kansas City Cheifs football team for 17 years. He died September 26, 2002.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dick Dexter Collection

Identifier: MS-0080
Scope and Contents

Consists of audio recordings of music compiled by Dick Dexter's brother, Dave Dexter (music journalist and record executive), radio advertisements for Interstate Securities Company (later ISC Financial Corporation), and radio broadcast recordings that include parts of Kansas City Chief's football games.

Dates: 1969-1991