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Cable Pioneers List Embraces 19 Names

Charter Communications Inc. public-relations maven David Andersen, former Cable TV Montgomery owner Gustave Hauser and Time Warner Cable senior vice president Kevin Leddy are among this year’s 19 inductees into the Cable TV Pioneers, according to co-organizer Leslie Read.

They’ll be inducted April 3 at a banquet in San Francisco during the National Show.

Read noted that the class includes “cable operators, engineers, marketeers, technicians, deal makers, bean-counters, presidents, advice-givers, peddlers and an association organizer.”

The full list, alphabetically as provided by Read (sans titles): Andersen, Gerald M. Dash, Robert T. Gastonguay, Melvin Gray, Hauser, Charles Hembree, Wesley R. Heppler, A. Scott Hults III, Jerome H. Kern, Wayne D. Knighton, Leddy, Mcadory Lipscomb Jr., David E. O’Hayre, Mark Palazzo, William M. Roberts, Dolph C. Simons Jr., Jud D. Stewart, Rodney R. Warner and Eugene Monroe White.