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Alan Ross Mcginnis

advertising executive.

Alan Ross Mcginnis, American advertising executive. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (governor 1951-1954, nat. committee agency administration since 1954), American Legion, Sigma Nu.

Background

Mcginnis, Alan Ross was born on October 20, 1897 in Evansville, Indiana, United States. Son of George A. and Olive May (Ross) Mcginnis.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Indiana U., 1919.

Career

With Scripps-Howard newspapers, 1920-1924. President Harman-McGinnis Advertising Agency, St. Paul, 1928-1936. With Klau-Van Pietersom-Dunlap, Inc., Milwaukee, since 1936, vice president, 1945-1951, executive vice president, treasurer, 1951-1955, president, treasurer, since 1955, chairman of the board, since 1956.

Public relations committee, Milwaukee County council Boy Scouts American. General chairman fund drive Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1956.

Membership

Member American Association Advertising Agencies (governor 1951-1954, nat. committee agency administration since 1954), American Legion, Sigma Nu. Clubs: University, Bluemound Golf and Country, Rotary, Press, Advertising, Milwaukee (Milwaukee).

Connections

Married Florence Hart, March 29, 1924.

father:
George A. Mcginnis

mother:
Olive May (Ross) Mcginnis

spouse:
Florence Hart