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Sterling Elden Peacock

Sterling Elden Peacock, American advertising executive. Member of advisory board Illinois Childrens Hospital-School.; Member Chicago Better Business Bureau (director), Chicago Commons Association (director), Chicago Crime Commission.

Background

  • Peacock, Sterling Elden was born on October 12, 1888 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Nathan R. and Anna (Laire) Peacock.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools, Philadelphia, New York City.

    Career

    • Assistant to vice president Street Railways Advertising Company. New York City, 1910-1912, sales rep, 1912-1913, branch manager, 1913-1914. Sales manager food div.

      American Linseed Corporation, New York City, 1914-1918. Managing director Thomas J. Lipton Company of Canada, 1918-1920. New York City representative N.W. Ayer & Son, Inc., Philadelphia, 1920-1924, branch manager, San Francisco, 1924-1928, resident partner, Chicago, from 1928, vice president, from 1929.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member of advisory board Illinois Childrens Hospital-School. Member Chicago Better Business Bureau (director), Chicago Commons Association (director), Chicago Crime Commission. Clubs: Union League, Chicago, Chicago Federated Advertising (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Lucille Gibson, February 12, 1912. Children: Mary Madaline, Donald Gibson, Barbara Sterling.
    • father: Nathan R. Peacock
    • mother: Anna (Laire) Peacock
    • spouse: Lucille Gibson
    • children: Mary Madaline Peacock
    • Donald Gibson Peacock
    • Barbara Sterling Peacock
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    Born October 12, 1888
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