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Franklin Carroll Wheeler

Franklin Carroll Wheeler, American advertising executive.

Background

  • Wheeler, Franklin Carroll was born on November 8, 1893 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Franklin C. and Leola (Moulton) Wheeler.

  • Education

    • University of Chicago, class 1917.

    Career

    • Entered advertising business 1920, salesman outdoor advertising Thomas Cusack Company, Chicago. Retail display advertising salesman Chicago American, 1923. Advertising director Washington Herald, 1931-1934.

      Manager Hearst Advertising Service, San Francisco, 1934-1945. Vice president Brisacher Advertising Agency, 1945. Vice president, executive vice president, Brisacher, Wheeler & Staff, 1948, president 1951.

      President Brisacher, Wheeler division Cunningham & Walsh, Inc., 1957-1958, consultant, adviser, member of the board of directors, since 1958. Member of national management committee, board directors Cunningham & Walsh, Inc.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of national management committee, board directors Cunningham & Walsh, Inc. Served as Second lieutenant United States Army, World War I. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (past chairman, governor Northern California Council), Better Business Bureau (Executive Committee, director), Delta Tau Delta, Phi Delta Phi.

    Rotarian.; Club: Menlo Country, (Woodside, California).

    Connections

    • Married Irene Griffiths, October 20, 1923. Children: Connie (Mistress.
    • father: Franklin C. Wheeler
    • mother: Leola (Moulton) Wheeler
    • spouse: Irene Griffiths
    • child: Connie (Mrs Wheeler
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    Born November 8, 1893
    Died November 21, 1961
    (aged 68)
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