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Burt Cochran

Burt Cochran, American advertising executive. Member public relations committee Boy Scouts Council of Greater Los Angeles, California.; Served as Second lieutenant infantry, United States Army, World War I.; Member American Association Advertising Agencies (past.

Background

  • Cochran, Burt was born on February 5, 1898 in Metropolis, Illinois, United States. Son of William Phares and Sarah Effie (Jones) Cochran.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Kansas, 1921.

    Career

    • 1 son, Burt. Ad writer, salesman Dallas News and Evening Journal. Assistant advertising manager Foreman & Clark, 1921. Copywriter, account executive Ferry-Hanley Advertising Company, 1922-1926.

      Account executive H. K. McCann Company (now McCann-Erickson, Inc.). San Francisco, 1926-1927, manager Seattle office, 1927-1936, Chicago office, 1936-1938, manager Southern California operations, 1941-1959. Vice president McCann-Erickson, Inc., 1945-1958.

      Executive vice president, partner Stebbins & Cochran, advertising. Los Angeles, 1958; partner McNeil, McCleery & Cochran, 1959-1961. Burt Cochran, Advertising, marketing communications service, from 1961.

      Director Bell Brand Foods. Ltd., Los Los Angeles.

    Membership

    Member public relations committee Boy Scouts Council of Greater Los Angeles, California. Served as Second lieutenant infantry, United States Army, World War I. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (past.

    Clubs: Greater Los Angeles Advertising (past.

    Connections

    • Married Jessie-Lee Wyatt, January 14, 1922.
    • father: William Phares Cochran
    • mother: Sarah Effie (Jones) Cochran
    • spouse: Jessie-Lee Wyatt
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    Born February 5, 1898
    Died October 23, 1979
    (aged 81)
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