Albert William Godfrey

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Albert William Godfrey

Also Known As: "Al Williams"
Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Cause of death: heart attack
Place of Burial: Hyde Park, Suffolk, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of <private> Godfrey and <private> Godfrey (Sephus)
Husband of Louis Hall and <private> Godfrey (Robinson)
Ex-husband of Norma Lenore Godfrey
Partner of <private> Graves (Jackson)
Father of <private> Jackson; Robert Godfrey, Sr.; Vivian Ann Godfrey-Constantine; Philip Godfrey; Jackie Ruth Godfrey and 2 others
Brother of Dorothy E. Murray; Hazel Alberta Bayliss and <private> Godfrey

Occupation: guard, radio announcer, military
Managed by: Vernon Barber
Last Updated:
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About Albert William Godfrey

Attended Northeastern School of Broadcasting and was twin brother of Alfred P. Godfrey, Jr. Also, was named Alfred William Godfrey as a baby. Alfred W. Godfrey event: Census event date: 1930 event place: Boston (Districts 1-250), Suffolk, Massachusetts gender: Male age: 0 marital status: Single race: Negro birthplace: Massachusetts estimated birth year: 1930 immigration year: relationship to head of household: Son father's birthplace: Massachusetts mother's birthplace: Florida. He was the news director at radio station WILD in Boston for two decades. He died at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, MA after suffering a heart attack at a friend's house in the Back Bay. He was 59 and lived in Dorchester. Born Albert William Godfrey on Beacon Hill, Mr. Williams worked as a reporter for WLVI-TV (Ch. 56) and WNEV-TV (Ch. 7) before joining WILD. He was heard daily in a five-minute investigative program called "A Closer Look." Earlier in his on-air career he was host of an afternoon talk show. Marriage to Norma Jackson: 15 Dec 1949 - Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Divorce from Norma Jackson: 9 Jan 1980 - Arlington, Virginia, USA.

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Albert William Godfrey's Timeline

November 7, 1929
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
December 15, 1949
Age 20
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
January 9, 1980
Age 50
Arlington, Virginia, USA
December 3, 1988
Age 59
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA