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Adolph Mayer

Adolph Mayer, American university official. Recipient Distinguished award University Denver, 1992.

Background

  • Mayer, Adolph was born on February 16, 1919 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Adolph and Aimee (Levy) Mayer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Journalism, University Colorado, 1941.

    Career

    • Account executive Max Goldberg Advertising Agency, Denver, 1941-1942. Reporter Rocky Mountain News, 1942-1944. News editor NBC, San Francisco, 1944-1947.

      News director Station KFBK, Sacramento, 1947-1949. Director public relations University Denver, 1949-1986, special assistant to chancellor, 1986-1990. Consultant in field.

    Works

    • Member editorial review board Public Relations Quarterly, 1966-1989.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Board directors Auraria Community Center, Denver, 1954-1956, Colorado Tuberculosis Association, 1956-1958, Foundation for Public Relations Education, 1968-1974. Vice president Mile Hi American Red Cross, 1968-1972, board directors, 1964-1972. Member Southmoor Park Homeowners Association, since 1977, president board directors, 1992.

    Member Denver Community Council, 1963-1971. Member Public Relations Society of America (assembly delegate 1968-1971, 84-87, member grievance board, 1969-1972, chairman Rocky Mountain district 1968, president Colorado chapter 1963, Distinguished Service award Colorado chapter 1993), American College Public Relations Association (member national board 1966-1972, district director 1958, 65, chairman national honors competition 1972, named to Hall of Fame 1968), Denver Chamber of C., Colorado Association Commerce and Industry, Center City Opera Association, Denver Press Club, Sigma Delta Chi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Eileen Mayer, September 14, 1943. Children: Reed F., Meredith A.
    • father: Adolph Mayer
    • mother: Aimee (Levy) Mayer
    • spouse: Eileen Mayer
    • children: Reed F. Mayer
    • Meredith A. Mayer
    Adolph Mayer
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    Born February 16, 1919
    Died April 7, 1999
    (aged 80)
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    • 1941
      University Colorado
    • 1941 - 1942
      Account executive, Max Goldberg Advertising Agency
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1942 - 1944
      reporter Rocky Mountain News
    • 1944 - 1947
      news editor National Broadcasting Company
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1947 - 1949
      news director, Station KFBK
      Sacramento, California, United States

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