Benjamin Gilbert Hoberman
Radio Executive and Pioneer
A Notable Jewish Professional from the Greater Duluth-Superior Region

Benjamin Gilbert Hoberman (1922-2014) was a radio executive credited with pioneering all-talk radio in 1960. He later became president of ABC Radio and was named to the Hall of Fame.

Ben was born in Chisholm, Minnesota to Fega Fannie Bernstein and Max W Hoberman, the youngest of five children. Ben and his wife Jacklyn Ann Kanter Hoberman (1921-2013) had three children, Tom, David and Joan. A three generation list of the descendents of Fega and Max is shown further down the page.

A summary of information about Ben is shown in the Wikipedia clipping below. There is more on the full Wikipedia page at

source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Three generation descendents list for Ben's parents:

source: Jack's Family Tree Database

More information about Ben can be found in his obituary which was published in the New York Times in 2014.

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