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Maurice Henshaw Needham

Maurice Henshaw Needham, American advertising executive. Member Society Colonial Wars.


  • Needham, Maurice Henshaw was born on January 19, 1889 in Hinsdale, Illinois, United States. Son of Erwin Badger and Elizabeth Root (Mix) Needham.

  • Education

    • Student of University Wisconsin, 1910.


    • Writer Nichols-Finn, advertising agency, 1910-1913. Mgrs. Advertisers’ Service Bureau, A. W. Shaw Company, public System Magazine, 1913-1915. Advertising manager Thomas B. Jeffery Company, Nash Motor Company, 1915-1917.

      General manager Barrett-Cravens Company, 1917-1919. Sales manager Macwhyte Company, 1919-1921. Partner Husband & Thomas Company, advertising agency, 1921-1925.

      President Neddham Louis & Brorby, Inc., 1925-1960, chairman, 1960-1964. Director Chicago Better Business Bureau, since 1943, president 1949. Vice Chairman, Board Of Directors Institute Design, 1944-1949.

      Trustee Spies Committee for Clinical Research, 1945-1956. Director Passavant Memorial Hospital, 1949-1956, George Washington Carver Foundation, Tuskegee Institute, 1949-1956.


    Member Society Colonial Wars. Clubs: Tavern, Caxton, Casino, Mid-America (Chicago.


    • Married Ray Elizabeth Holthoff, September 14, 1911. Children: Nedra (Mistress.
    • father: Erwin Badger Needham
    • mother: Elizabeth Root (Mix) Needham
    • spouse: Ray Elizabeth Holthoff
    • child: Nedra (Mrs Needham
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    Born January 19, 1889
    Died June, 1966
    (aged 77)