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Harold Heath Thurber

Harold Heath Thurber, American advertising executive. Served as major G-2 section Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Mem American Association Advertising Agilysys (chairman Chicago council).

Background

  • Thurber, Harold Heath was born on July 7, 1905 in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. Son of Walter Dennison and Viola (Runnels) Thurber.

  • Education

    • Student Indianapolis public schools.

    Career

    • 1 son, Timothy Barton. Married second, Carol P. Lynn, July 5, 1968. 1 son, Harold Lynn Barton.

      With Indianapolis newspapers, 1922-1924, Central Indiana Power Company, Indianapolis, 1924-1925. Manager radio station WFBM, 1924-1925. With McJunkin Advertising Company, Chicago, 1926.

      Sweeney & James Company, Cleveland, 1927, Tracy-Locke-Dawson, Inc., Dallas, 1928-1934. Vice president, chairman operating committee D’Arcy Advertising Company, St. Louis, 1934-1945. Managing partner Ewell & Thurber Associates, Toledo, 1945-1956.

      Executive vice-president, director Wade Advertising Agency, Chicago, 1956-1960. President, director Wade Advertising, Inc., 1960-1965. Senior vice president, manager Chicago operations Lennen & Newell, Inc., 1965-1966.

      Executive vice president AM-AD, Inc., Chicago, 1967-1968. Administrative vice president Clinton E. Frank, Inc., 1968-1971. Vice president Henderson Advertising Agency, Chicago, 1971-1975.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served as major G-2 section Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Mem American Association Advertising Agilysys (chairman Chicago council).

    Connections

    • Married Marie Gilliam, July 28, 1928.; married second, Carol P. Lynn, July 5, 1968.
    • father: Walter Dennison Thurber
    • mother: Viola (Runnels) Thurber
    • spouses: Marie Gilliam
    • Carol P. Lynn
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    Died November 24, 1976
    (aged 71)
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