Cy Bahakel

Cy Bahakel

Cy Nesbe Bahakel was an American politician. He was a North Carolina state senator and a media magnate. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Bahakel was born to a poor Lebanese family in Birmingham, Alabama on April 12, 1919. He helped pay his way through law school at the University of Alabama by doing sports play-by-play and other announcing duties at Tuscaloosa's WJRD-AM radio, a sideline that made him question his goals to become a lawyer. He practiced...

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