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David Lincoln Harrington

David Lincoln Harrington, American advertising executive. Member National Civil Service League (executive committee), Direct Mail Advertising Association, Mail Advertising Service Association, Kappa Sigma, Gamma Sigma Delta.; Mason.

Background

  • Harrington, David Lincoln was born on August 4, 1894 in Story City, Iowa, United States. Son of Edward M. and Marie (Fegtly) Harrington.

  • Education

    • Student Iowa State College, 1917.

    Career

    • 1 son, Edward Page. Wheat rancher, Western Canada, 1916-1922. With Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation, Chicago since 1922, president 1951-1957, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, 1957-1961, chairman of the executive committee and chairman management policy committee, since 1961.

    Membership

    Member National Civil Service League (executive committee), Direct Mail Advertising Association, Mail Advertising Service Association, Kappa Sigma, Gamma Sigma Delta. Mason.; Clubs: Chicago Athletic Association (president), Executives (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Blanche C. Page, December 12, 1916.
    • father: Edward M. Harrington
    • mother: Marie (Fegtly) Harrington
    • spouse: Blanche C. Page
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    Born August 4, 1894
    Died June 2, 1961
    (aged 66)
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