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John Cotton Belfield

John Cotton Belfield, American advertising executive. Member Delta Upsilon.


  • Belfield, John Cotton was born on April 2, 1906 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Percy C. and Harriet (Coffin) Belfield.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1928.


    • 1 daughter, Nancy C. (Mistress James Robert Bower). Account executive N. W. Ayer & Son, advertising, 1928-1940. Advertising manager Gelatin Products Corporation, 1941-1944.

      Detroit manager Good Housekeeping magazine, 1944-1945. Joined Lewis & Gilman, Inc., advertising, Philadelphia, 1945, president, Chairman of the Board.


    Member Delta Upsilon. Clubs: Merion Golf (Ardmore, Pennsylvania).


    • Married Lillian F. Baker, December 27, 1930.
    • father: Percy C. Belfield
    • mother: Harriet (Coffin) Belfield
    • spouse: Lillian F. Baker
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    Born April 2, 1906
    Died March 13, 1982
    (aged 75)