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


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


Bachelor in Journalism, University Colorado, 1941.


Account executive, Max Goldberg Advertising Agency, Denver, 1941-1942;reporter, Rocky Mountain News, Denver, 1942-1944;news editor, NBC, San Francisco, 1944-1947;news director, Station KFBK, Sacramento, 1947-1949;director public relations, U. Denver, 1949-1986;special assistant to chancellor, U. Denver, 1986-1990. Consultant in field.


  • Other Work

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


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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, reading, traveling.


Married Eileen Mayer, September 14, 1943. Children: Reed F., Meredith A.

Adolph Mayer

Aimee (Levy) Mayer

Eileen Mayer

Reed F. Mayer

Meredith A. Mayer