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Robert Eccles Grove

Robert Eccles Grove, American advertising executive. Served as Second lieutenant AS, United States Army, 1917-1918.; Member American Association Advertising Ags. (secretary, treasurer 1954-1955), Pittsburgh Advertising; Club (past president), Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Grove, Robert Eccles was born on April 23, 1891 in Pittsburgh. Son of John Williamson and Eliza (Eccles) Grove.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, U. Pittsburgh, 1914.

    Career

    • Began as salesman, 1914. Assistant to president Tennessee Iron & Chemical Company, Pittsburgh, 1919-1923. In advertising from 1923.

      Chairman of the Board, director Ketchum, MacLeod & Grove, Inc. Trustee Presbyterian-U. Hospital, Pittsburgh.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Served as Second lieutenant AS, United States Army, 1917-1918. Member American Association Advertising Ags. (secretary, treasurer 1954-1955), Pittsburgh Advertising.

    Club (past president), Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa. Clubs: Duquesne, Fox Chapel Golf (Pittsburgh).

    Connections

    • Married Louise Wolfe, December 17, 1925.
    • father: John Williamson Grove
    • mother: Eliza (Eccles) Grove
    • spouse: Louise Wolfe
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    Born April 23, 1891
    Died March 31, 1976
    (aged 84)
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