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A. Edward Rood

advertising executive.

A. Edward Rood, American advertising executive. Member New York Credit and Financial Management Association.

Background

Rood, A. Edward was born on October 10, 1899 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William Henry Grant and Anna (Mullane) Rood.

Education

Education public and parochial schools of Chicago.

Career

1 daughter, Barbara (deceased). Accountant Baltimore & Ohio R.R., Chicago, 1917-1918. Cashier, Industrial Credits Corporation (bankers), 1918-1924.

Assistant treasurer, Ottman Traub & Company, later E.H. Ottman & Company, investment bankers, 1924-1928. Assistant treasurer and assistant secretary, Lord & Thomas, advertising agency, New York and Chicago, 1929-1942. With Foote, Cone & Belding, Inc., advertising agency, New York City, since 1943, vice president in charge finance since 1948, also director, since 1951.

Membership

Member New York Credit and Financial Management Association. Clubs: North Shore Country (Glen View, Illinois). Pelham (New York) Country.

Connections

Married Helen Tallon Shelley, November 3, 1920.

father:
William Henry Grant Rood

mother:
Anna (Mullane) Rood

spouse:
Helen Tallon Shelley