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Philip Edwin Bash

Philip Edwin Bash, American publishing executive. Chairman board trustees Shimer College, since 1989; trustee Garrett Theological Seminary, since 1976, chairman board, 1989-1995. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (board governors Chicago council), American Marketing Association, Sigma Chi.

Background

  • Bash, Philip Edwin was born on August 13, 1921 in Huntington, Indiana, United States. Son of Philip Purviance and Nell (Johnson) Bash.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, DePauw University, 1943.

    Career

    • Account executive Leo Burnett Company, Inc., Chicago, 1947-1954. Account supervisor, vice president, senior vice president marketing services Clinton E. Frank Inc., 1954-1964, president, 1964-1972, Barrington (Illinois) Press, Inc., 1972-1986, also board directors. Board directors Florida Family Institute Company.

    Politics

    Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

    Party affiliation: methodist (trustee). Clubs: University (Chicago), Economics (Chicago); Barrington Hills Country.

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

    Membership

    Chairman board trustees Shimer College, since 1989. Trustee Garrett Theological Seminary, since 1976, chairman board, 1989-1995. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (board governors Chicago council), American Marketing Association, Sigma Chi.

    Clubs: University (Chicago), Economics (Chicago). Barrington Hills Country.

    Connections

    • Married Flora Wiley Oberg, March 11, 1944. Children: Barbara, Kingsley, Roger, Amy.
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    Born August 13, 1921
    Died December 1, 2005
    (aged 84)
    • 1943
      DePauw University
    • 1947 - 1954
      Account executive, Leo Burnett Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1972 - 1986
      account supervisor