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Robert Talcott Colwell

Robert Talcott Colwell, American advertising executive, radio writer. member executive research United States Information Agency, since 1957.; Served as principal field officer Office of War Information, radio chief psychological warfare detachment 3d Army, later 12th Army group; member of the board nat. missions United Presbyterian Church; Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon, Delta Pi Epsilon.; Club: Players.

Background

  • Colwell, Robert Talcott was born on January 25, 1903 in Auburn, New York, United States. Son of Irving Savage and Mary Amelia (Sweet) Colwell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Colgate University, 1925.

    Career

    • Reporter Auburn (New York) Citizen. Writer advertising Livermore & Knight Company, Providence, 1925-1929. With J. Walter Thompson Company, 1929-1946, successively advertising writer, group head, member planning board, board directors, chairman plans board, 1944-1946, vice president 56—.

      Partner Sullivan, Stauffer, Colwell & Bayles, 1946-1956. Consultant United States Information Agency, 1954-1960. Member executive research United States Information Agency, since 1957.

    Works

    • Author: Strictly Dynamite. Contributor fiction, non-fiction to mags.

    Membership

    Member executive research United States Information Agency, since 1957. Served as principal field officer Office of War Information, radio chief psychological warfare detachment 3d Army, later 12th Army group. Member of the board nat. missions United Presbyterian Church.

    Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon, Delta Pi Epsilon. Club: Players.

    Connections

    • Married Louise Otis, March 29, 1928. Children: Howard Otis, Richard MacLaren, Susan (Mistress.
    • father: Irving Savage Colwell
    • mother: Mary Amelia (Sweet) Colwell
    • spouse: Louise Otis
    • children: Howard Otis Colwell
    • Richard MacLaren Colwell
    • Susan (Mrs Colwell
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    Born January 25, 1903
    Died June 25, 1967
    (aged 64)
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