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A. Edward Rood

A. Edward Rood, American advertising executive. Member New York Credit and Financial Management Association.


  • Rood, A. Edward was born on October 10, 1899 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William Henry Grant and Anna (Mullane) Rood.

  • Education

    • Education public and parochial schools of Chicago.


    • 1 daughter, Barbara (deceased). Accountant Baltimore & Ohio R.R., Chicago, 1917-1918. Cashier, Industrial Credits Corporation (bankers), 1918-1924.

      Assistant treasurer, Ottman Traub & Company, later E.H. Ottman & Company, investment bankers, 1924-1928. Assistant treasurer and assistant secretary, Lord & Thomas, advertising agency, New York and Chicago, 1929-1942. With Foote, Cone & Belding, Inc., advertising agency, New York City, since 1943, vice president in charge finance since 1948, also director, since 1951.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member New York Credit and Financial Management Association. Clubs: North Shore Country (Glen View, Illinois). Pelham (New York) Country.


    • Married Helen Tallon Shelley, November 3, 1920.
    • father: William Henry Grant Rood
    • mother: Anna (Mullane) Rood
    • spouse: Helen Tallon Shelley
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    Born October 10, 1899
    Died October 18, 1961
    (aged 62)