Paul Lincoln Miner, 88, radio broadcaster, director


Paul Lincoln Miner, who made radio commercials and had worked in the broadcast industry, died Monday after collapsing in the lobby of the North Baltimore condominium building where he lived. He was 88.

Born in Cedar Falls, Iowa, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Iowa and later studied at Drake University.

He moved to New York City many years ago and became an announcer and program director for radio stations WINS and WABC. He later worked for the Voice of America. He had a one-hour interview show, The World Travel Report.

Mr. Miner moved to Baltimore about 20 years ago and had a show, Mr. Information, on WCBM-AM radio. He also had advertising clients.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today in the community room of the Winthrop House condominiums, 4100 N. Charles St.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, the former Antonia Villi, who had worked with her husband; two sons, Stuart Miner of Denver and Timothy Miner of Sherborn, Mass.; nine grandchildren; and a great granddaughter.

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