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Charles Sam Adorney

Charles Sam Adorney, American advertising and marketing creative consultant. Recipient Outstanding Creativity award United States television Commercial Festival, 1978, Gold medal Hollywood Radio and television Society, 1979, Gold medal and Effie award American Management Association, 1984, 85. 86. Served with Air Corps, United States Navy, 1943-1946.; Member Society Illustrators (merit award 1964), Art Directors.

Background

  • Adorney, Charles Sam was born on August 21, 1925 in Cleveland. Son of Samuel L. and Mary (Papotto) Adorney.

  • Education

    • Student Alma College, 1943-1944, West Michigan College, 1944-1945, University Georgia, 1945-1946, Pratt Institute, 1946-1948.

    Career

    • Assistant art director Calkins & Holden Incorporated, New York York City, 1948-1954. Art director Bryan Houston Incorporated, New York York City, 1954-1956. Vice president, head art department Cunningham & Walsh, Incorporated, New York York City, 1956-1964.

      Partner Skyline Films, Incorporated, New York York City, 1964-1966. Creative group head McCann Erickson, Incorporated, New York York City, 1966-1968. Senior vice president, director creative services Rumrill-Hoyt, Incorporated, New York York City, 1968-1985.

      Now retired; consultant in field. Patentee in field. Group leader St. Mary's First Friday Breakfast Club, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1964-1965. Chairman Pratt Institute Alumni Association, Brooklyn, 1967-1968.

      District representative Town Meeting, Greenwich, 1970-1987. Board directors Orleans Taxpayers Association, Cape Cod.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served with Air Corps, United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member Society Illustrators (merit award 1964), Art Directors.

    Connections

    • Married Leila Marie Schuler, December 20, 1947. Children– Mark P., Kathryn M., John C., Thomas R., James F. Student Alma College, 1943-1944, West Michigan College, 1944-1945, University Georgia, 1945-1946, Pratt Institute, 1946-1948.
    • father: Samuel L. Adorney
    • mother: Mary (Papotto) Adorney
    • spouse: Leila Marie Schuler
    • children: Mark P. Adorney
    • Kathryn M. Adorney
    • John C. Adorney
    • Thomas R. Adorney
    • James F. Student Alma College Adorney
    • 1943-1944 Adorney
    • West Michigan College Adorney
    • 1944-1945 Adorney
    • University Georgia Adorney
    • 1945-1946 Adorney
    • Pratt Institute Adorney
    • 1946-1948 Adorney
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    Born August 21, 1925
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