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Webster Stielow Kuswa

Webster Stielow Kuswa, American commercial writer. Named Man of Year, Sales Promotion Executive's Association, 1970. Member First Friday Club. Club: Raconteurs.

Background

  • Kuswa, Webster Stielow was born on August 25, 1907 in West Bend, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Max Robert and Wilhelmina (Stielow) Kuswa.

  • Education

    • Student, Marquette University. Student, University Wisconsin.

    Career

    • Senior vice president, creative director Paulson-Gerlach & Associates, Inc., Milwaukee, 1950-1957. Executive vice president Morrison Advertising, Inc., 1957-1960. President Kuswa-Greene & Associate, Inc., 1960-1961, Kuswa-Hoover Advertising, Milwaukee, 1961-1965.

      Public relations director Mathisson & Associates, 1965-1969, McCann-Erickson, Milwaukee, 1969-1972. Freelance writer Kuswa Creative Service, Albuquerque, since 1972. Board directors Senior Arts.

    Works

    • Author: Sell Copy, 1979, Big Paybacks from Small-Budget Advertising, 1982, Sales Rep's Letter Book, 1984. Freelance editor Podium Review. Contributor short fiction to national magazines.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Church

    Membership

    Member First Friday Club. Club: Raconteurs.

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, chess, reading, woodworking.

    Connections

    • Married Elvira Lucia Lipman, June 29, 1929. 1 child, Glenn.
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    • 1950 - 1957
      Senior, Paulson-Gerlach & Associates
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1950 - 1957
      creative director, Paulson-Gerlach & Associates
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1957 - 1960
      executive, vice president Morrison Advertising
    • 1960 - 1961
      president, Kuswa-Greene & Associate
    • 1961 - 1965
      president, Kuswa-Greene & Associate
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1965 - 1969
      public relations director, Mathisson & Associates
    • 1969 - 1972
      public relations director, Mathisson & Associates
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1972
      freelance writer, Kuswa Creative Service
      Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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