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John Benson

John Benson, American advertising executive. Awarded gold medal Ann; award, 1940. member Benson, Gemble, Johnson & Read, 1909-1929; Member American Marketing Society Republican.

Background

  • Benson, John was born on November 2, 1872 in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • Education

    • Student Erie Academy, 1886-1889.

    Career

    • Partner of William T. McJunkin, advt. President American Association Advt. Director Traffic Audit Bureau, Advtg.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Benson, Gemble, Johnson & Read, 1909-1929. Member American Marketing Society Republican.

    Connections

    • Married Cora Macon Handy, September 27, 1906. Children: John, George M., Clover Benson Waterman, Purnell.
    • spouse: Cora Macon Handy
    • children: John Benson
    • George M. Benson
    • Clover Benson Waterman Benson
    • Purnell Benson
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    Born November 2, 1872
    Died August 23, 1962
    (aged 89)
    Nationality

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