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Edward Hamblin Ahrens

Edward Hamblin Ahrens, American publisher. Recipient commendations for war emergency cooperation from American Red Cross, O.C.D., West Palm Beach, W.F.A., O.W.I., O.P.A., United States depts of agriculture, health and welfare services, War Advertising Council. Member paper advisory committee West Palm Beach; member Metropolitan Junior Achievement; Member S.A.R.

Background

  • Ahrens, Edward Hamblin was born on March 25, 1884 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Paulsen and Fanny (Hamblin) Ahrens.

  • Education

    • Attended public schools of Chicago. Bachelor of Arts, School of Commerce, University of Chicago, 1906.

    Career

    • 1 son, Doctor Edward Hamblin. Began as salesman Dodge Manufacturing Company, Chicago, 1906. With A. W. Shaw Company, 1909-1921.

      Member advertisers service bureau, Chicago, 1909-1911, advertising manager Factory Magazine, 1911-1916, manager Factory Magazine, 1916-1917, eastern advertising director of the company, 1917-1921. President and director Ahrens Publishing Company, New York, New York, since organization, 1921, also president and director 4 subsidiary companies.

    Membership

    Member paper advisory committee West Palm Beach. Member Metropolitan Junior Achievement. Member S.A.R.; Clubs: University, Psi U, Players, International Rotary (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Pauline Forsyth, December 18, 1912.
    • father: John Paulsen Ahrens
    • mother: Fanny (Hamblin) Ahrens
    • spouse: Pauline Forsyth
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    Born March 25, 1884
    Died February 1, 1947
    (aged 62)
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