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Frederick O. Britton

Frederick O. Britton, American advertising executive. Decorated Legion of Merit. member Facilities Review Board Defense Production Board, 1951-1952; member Army Exchange Advisory Committee, 1941.; Served from major to colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1944, 48.

Background

  • Britton, Frederick O. was born on August 28, 1910 in Reading, Ohio, United States. Son of Frederick and Jane (Shoemaker) Britton.

  • Education

    • Student Miami University, Oxford, O., 1929-1931, U. Cincinnati, 1932-1935.

    Career

    • Store clerk, meat cutter Kroger Company, Cincinnati, 1932-1937, director sales and training, 1934-1937. Director training Macy’s, New York City, 1939-1941. Vice president D. G. Terrie, Ltd., 1944-1946.

      Assistant to president Heyden Chemical Corporation, 1946-1948. Consultant in Arabia, Griffenhagen & Associates, 1949. Member Facilities Review Board Defense Production Board, 1951-1952.

      Vice president McCann Erickson, Inc., Chicago, 1953-1959, Rutledge Advertising Company, St. Louis, since 1960. Special consultant secretary of war, 1940-1941. Member Army Exchange Advisory Committee, 1941.

    Membership

    Member Facilities Review Board Defense Production Board, 1951-1952. Member Army Exchange Advisory Committee, 1941. Served from major to colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1944, 48.

    Connections

    • Married Erna M. Schriever, November 29, 1930.
    • father: Frederick Britton
    • mother: Jane (Shoemaker) Britton
    • spouse: Erna M. Schriever
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    Born August 28, 1910
    Died March 5, 1960
    (aged 49)
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