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Kennard Garton Keen

Kennard Garton Keen, American advertising executive.


  • Keen, Kennard Garton was born on April 29, 1908 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Kennard Garton and Mabel (Lithgow) Keen.

  • Education

    • Graduate Haverford School, 1925. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1929.


    • Copywriter, Princeton Press, 1930-1934, L. Bamberger & Company, Newark, 1934. Assistant advertising manager Rogers Peet Company. New York City, 1934-1937.

      Engaged in advertising agency business, since 1937. Now president, director Arndt, Preston, Chapin, Lamb & Keen, Inc., Philadelphia and New York City.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Clubs: Union League, Princeton (Philadelphia).


    • Married Mary Frances Furst, May 10, 1934. Children: Marcia F., Natalie S. (Mistress Robert P. VanBrott).
    • father: Kennard Garton Keen
    • mother: Mabel (Lithgow) Keen
    • spouse: Mary Frances Furst
    • children: Marcia F. Keen
    • Natalie S. Keen (Mistress Robert P. VanBrott)
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    Died June 24, 1966
    (aged 58)