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Waldemar Alfred Paul John

Waldemar Alfred Paul John, American advertising executive. Served as adjunct Balloon Corps, World War I.; Member Michigan.


  • John, Waldemar Alfred Paul was born on January 31, 1895 in New Albany, Indiana, United States. Son of Theophilus Frederick and Frieda Alicia (Huber) John.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1916.


    • Advertising department Dodge Brothers, Detroit, 1916-1917, 19-20. Advertising writer Brooke-Smith & French, Inc., 1920-1923. Vice president Dunlap-Ward, Cleveland, 1923-1925, Campbell-Ewald Company, Detroit, 1925-1934.

      President John-Adams. Inc., 1934; vice president MacManus, John & Adams, Inc., advertising agency, Detroit, 1934-1936, president, 1936-1945, Chairman of the Board, since 1945.


    • Authors Association, Michigan Academy Arts and Scis.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Served as adjunct Balloon Corps, World War I. Member Michigan.


    • Married Hildegarde Hagerman, May 26, 1917. Children: Colin Hagerman, Constance, Jeremy.
    • father: Theophilus Frederick John
    • mother: Frieda Alicia (Huber) John
    • spouse: Hildegarde Hagerman
    • children: Colin Hagerman John
    • Constance John
    • Jeremy John
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    Born January 31, 1895
    Died October 11, 1964
    (aged 69)