Dwight Weist announcer in radios's golden age

January 16th in 1910, one of the great announcers of bigtime radio, Dwight Weist, was born in Palo Alto California. As well as being the commercial announcer on Inner Sanctum Mysteries & host of We the People, among many announcing assignments, he also had acting roles as the very first Mr. District Attorney, one of several Commissioner Westons on The Shadow, and one of the male actors to play Burton on the soap The Second Mrs. Burton. He was one of the movies theaters news reel voices. He suffered a fatal heart attack July 16 1991 at age 81. MORE, NYTIMES OBIT

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