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Louis Newell Brockway

Louis Newell Brockway, business executive. Served as Lieutenant, infantry, 78th Division, 1917-1919, France, 1918-1919.; Member Advertising Council (chairman 1956-1958), American Association Advertising Agencies (chairman 1951-1952), Delta Kappa Epsilon. Independent Presbyterian.

Background

  • Brockway, Louis Newell was born on March 1, 1897 in Clinton, New York, United States. Son of William Henry and Sarah Ann (Boone) Brockway.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1917.

    Career

    • With advertising department Scribner’s Magazine (Chas. Scribner’s Sons), 1919, Eastern advertising manager, 1920-1923, advertising manager, 1923-1926. Advertising manager The American Mercury, (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 1926-1930.

      Account executive Young & Rubicam, New York, New York, 1930-1939, assistant account supervisor, 1939, vice-president and account supervisor, 1939-1943, executive vice president, 1943-1961, director, from 1943, chairman of the executive committee, 1958-1960. Consultant National Ednl. television and Radio Center, from 1960. Trustee Hamilton College.

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant, infantry, 78th Division, 1917-1919, France, 1918-1919. Member Advertising Council (chairman 1956-1958), American Association Advertising Agencies (chairman 1951-1952), Delta Kappa Epsilon. Independent Presbyterian.

    Clubs: Union League, Delta Kappa Epsilon (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Germaine Downward, June 15, 1923.
    • father: William Henry Brockway
    • mother: Sarah Ann (Boone) Brockway
    • spouse: Germaine Downward
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    Died March 23, 1979
    (aged 82)
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