in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1367 words.
O’Daniel, W. Lee (11 March 1890–11 May 1969), Texas governor, U.S. senator, and radio performer, known as “Pappy,” was born Wilbert Lee O’Daniel in Malta, Ohio, the son of William O’Daniel,...