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Searle Hendee

Searle Hendee, American advertising executive. Member Advertising Federation American; Mason.; Club: Detroit Boat.


  • Hendee, Searle was born on September 14, 1890 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Son of Joseph Watkins and Laura Etta (Searle) Hendee.

  • Education

    • Student of University Wichita, 1907-1909, Valpariso U., 1909-1911.


    • 1 son, Hunter Hendee. Reporter Wichita Eagle, summers 1908-1910, telegraph editor, 1911-1912. City hall reporter Chicago Inter-Ocean and Chicago Record-Herald, 1912-1914.

      Associate editor Popular Mechanics magazine, 1914-1919. Advertising manager Winnipeg Tribune, 1919-1920. Editor, manager Detroit Motor Times, 1921.

      Vice president, creative director George M. Savage Advertising Agency, Detroit, 1922-1927, also director. Vice president Maxon, Inc., Detroit.


    Member Advertising Federation American. Mason.; Club: Detroit Boat.


    • Married Ruth Hunter, May 6, 1915.
    • father: Joseph Watkins Hendee
    • mother: Laura Etta (Searle) Hendee
    • spouse: Ruth Hunter
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    Born September 14, 1890