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Walter Milton Swertfager

Walter Milton Swertfager, American advertising executive.


  • Swertfager, Walter Milton was born on June 28, 1900 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Charles Henry and Louise Catherine (D’Aprix) Swertfager.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, St. Lawrence University, 1922.


    • Assistant to advertising manager Vacuum Oil Corporation, 1922-1929. Account executive Lord & Thomas, 1929-1937. Director advertising, sales promotion, merchandising, public relations Seagram-Distillers Corporation, 1937-1940.

      Account executive, assistant manager Ward Wheelock Advertising Agency, 1940-1941. Head Walter M. Swertfager Company, 1941-1947. Vice-president, director plans board Lennen & Mitchell, New York City, 1947-1952.

      Senior vice president Lennen & Newell, 1952-1960. Senior vice president Geyer, Morey, Madden & Ballard, since 1960. President Greenacres Association.

      Board of Governors, Executive Committee Westchester Heart Association.


    Clubs: Town, Golf (Scarsdale).


    • Married Una Lee Tuthill, August 18, 1928. Children: Walter Whitman, David Tuthill (twins).
    • father: Charles Henry Swertfager
    • mother: Louise Catherine (D’Aprix) Swertfager
    • spouse: Una Lee Tuthill
    • children: Walter Whitman Swertfager
    • David Tuthill Swertfager (twins)
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    Born June 28, 1900
    Died March 28, 1961
    (aged 60)