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John Phillip Cunningham

John Phillip Cunningham, American advertising executive. Served as ensign, United States Navy, 1917-1919.; Member American Association Advertising Agencies (chairman of the board, 1952).

Background

  • Cunningham, John Phillip was born on September 17, 1897 in Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John F. and Mary E. (Ryan) Cunningham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard College, 1919.

    Career

    • Artist, 1919-1921; copywriter for Newell-Emmett County, New York City, 1921-1930. Partner Newell-Emmet Advertising Agency, New York City, 1930-1950. Executive vice president Cunningham & Walsh, Inc., 1950-1954, president, 1954-1985, also Chairman of the Board Director New York Heart Association.

    Works

    • Contributor articles in advertising publications.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served as ensign, United States Navy, 1917-1919. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (chairman of the board, 1952). Clubs: University, Union League, Harvard, Lotos, Riverdale Yacht, Nipnichsen.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Fitzpatrick, October 1, 1924.
    • father: John F. Cunningham
    • mother: Mary E. (Ryan) Cunningham
    • spouse: Patricia Fitzpatrick
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    Born September 17, 1897
    Died February 23, 1985
    (aged 87)
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