Television personality Jack Linkletter, 70, son of famed broadcaster Art Linkletter, died Tuesday.

He died of lymphoma at his home in Cloverdale, Calif., said Bill Kerfoot, a business associate in Linkletter Enterprises, a family-run real estate development.

At 15, Mr. Linkletter started working for CBS radio, launching a career that followed his father's. He hosted TV shows including

Here's Hollywood

,

America Alive!

and

Hootenanny

.

He also hosted the Miss Universe pageant, World's Fair events and major parades.