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Walter Henry Smith

Walter Henry Smith, American advertising executive.

Background

  • Smith, Walter Henry was born on July 13, 1915 in Pelham, New York, United States. Son of Richard Harrison and Mary Virginia (Kelcher) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Princeton, 1936.

    Career

    • With Columbia Broadcasting System, 1936-1940, Young & Rubicam, Inc., 1940-1941, FR Corporation, 1947-1948, Curtis Public Company, 1948-1950, Kastor, Farrell, Chesley & Clifford, Inc., advertising, 1950-1954. With Young & Rubicam, Inc., 1954-1965, senior vice president, 1962-1965, member management committee, 1964-1965. Managing director Young & Rubicam, Ltd., London, England., 1965-1976.

    Membership

    Clubs: University Cottage (Princeton, New Jersey).

    Connections

    • Married Constance Rulison Righter, April.; married second, Alexandra Carola Popelak Von Cranichsfeld, October 26, 1946.
    • father: Richard Harrison Smith
    • mother: Mary Virginia (Kelcher) Smith
    • spouses: Constance Rulison Righter
    • Alexandra Carola Popelak Von Cranichsfeld
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    Born July 13, 1915
    Died April 10, 1976
    (aged 60)
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