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William Eugene Mckeachie

William Eugene Mckeachie, American advertising executive. Member Joint Committee on Grassland Farming, 1946-1952.; Member International Chamber of Commerce, Institute Practitioners In Advertising, Franklin and Marshall Metropolitan Alumni Association (president 1940-1952), Delaware Valley Protective Association (director), Farm.

Background

  • Mckeachie, William Eugene was born on February 10, 1904 in New York City. Son of William Stevenson and Adelaide Anna (Theriault) Mckeachie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Franklin and Marshall College, 1926. Postgraduate New School Social Research, Columbia.

    Career

    • 1 son, William Noble. Reporter, feature writer, assistant Sunday editor Lancaster (Pennsylvania) News Journal, 1922-1926. Copywriter Patterson-Andress County, New York, 1926-1928.

      Executive J. Walter Thompson Company, Paris and London, 1928-1929. Copywriter McCann-Erickson, Inc., New York City, 1929-1940, creative director, 1940-1952, vice-president, director, 1942-1952, supervisor European operations, 1952-1960. President, chairman McCann-Erickson, S.A., Brussels, 1952-1960.

      Managing director chairman McCann-Erickson Advertising, Ltd., London, 1952-1960. Senior vice-president, director McCann-Erickson Corporation International, New York City, 1955-1960. President McCann-Marchalk, 1960-1961, consultant on European-American business.

      President, director Adjunt-to-Management, Inc., 1962-1984. Former chairman and managing director McCann-Erickson Europe S.A., Geneva. Director McCann-Erickson Italiana S.A., Milan, Sodico, Sa., Paris, H.K. McCann Company, Frankfurt, Germany.

    Membership

    Member Joint Committee on Grassland Farming, 1946-1952. Member International Chamber of Commerce, Institute Practitioners In Advertising, Franklin and Marshall Metropolitan Alumni Association (president 1940-1952), Delaware Valley Protective Association (director), Farm. Clubs: University (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Anne Amelia Noble, April.
    • father: William Stevenson Mckeachie
    • mother: Adelaide Anna (Theriault) Mckeachie
    • spouse: Anne Amelia Noble
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    Born February 10, 1904
    Died 1984
    (aged 79)
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