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Alan Ross Mcginnis

Alan Ross Mcginnis, American advertising executive. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (governor 1951-1954, nat. committee agency administration since 1954), American Legion, Sigma Nu.

Background

  • Mcginnis, Alan Ross was born on October 20, 1897 in Evansville, Indiana, United States. Son of George A. and Olive May (Ross) Mcginnis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Indiana U., 1919.

    Career

    • With Scripps-Howard newspapers, 1920-1924. President Harman-McGinnis Advertising Agency, St. Paul, 1928-1936. With Klau-Van Pietersom-Dunlap, Inc., Milwaukee, since 1936, vice president, 1945-1951, executive vice president, treasurer, 1951-1955, president, treasurer, since 1955, chairman of the board, since 1956.

      Public relations committee, Milwaukee County council Boy Scouts American. General chairman fund drive Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1956.

    Membership

    Member American Association Advertising Agencies (governor 1951-1954, nat. committee agency administration since 1954), American Legion, Sigma Nu. Clubs: University, Bluemound Golf and Country, Rotary, Press, Advertising, Milwaukee (Milwaukee).

    Connections

    • Married Florence Hart, March 29, 1924.
    • father: George A. Mcginnis
    • mother: Olive May (Ross) Mcginnis
    • spouse: Florence Hart
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    Born October 20, 1897
    Died October 20, 1960
    (aged 63)
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