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Charles Sam Adorney

advertising and marketing creative consultant

Charles Sam Adorney, American advertising and marketing creative consultant. Recipient Outstanding Creativity award United States television Commercial Festival, 1978, Gold medal Hollywood Radio and television Society, 1979, Gold medal and Effie award American Management Association, 1984, 85. 86. Served with Air Corps, United States Navy, 1943-1946.; Member Society Illustrators (merit award 1964), Art Directors.

Background

Adorney, Charles Sam was born on August 21, 1925 in Cleveland. Son of Samuel L. and Mary (Papotto) Adorney.

Education

Student Alma College, 1943-1944, West Michigan College, 1944-1945, University Georgia, 1945-1946, Pratt Institute, 1946-1948.

Career

Assistant art director Calkins & Holden Incorporated, New York York City, 1948-1954. Art director Bryan Houston Incorporated, New York York City, 1954-1956. Vice president, head art department Cunningham & Walsh, Incorporated, New York York City, 1956-1964.

Partner Skyline Films, Incorporated, New York York City, 1964-1966. Creative group head McCann Erickson, Incorporated, New York York City, 1966-1968. Senior vice president, director creative services Rumrill-Hoyt, Incorporated, New York York City, 1968-1985.

Now retired; consultant in field. Patentee in field. Group leader St. Mary's First Friday Breakfast Club, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1964-1965. Chairman Pratt Institute Alumni Association, Brooklyn, 1967-1968.

District representative Town Meeting, Greenwich, 1970-1987. Board directors Orleans Taxpayers Association, Cape Cod.

Membership

Served with Air Corps, United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member Society Illustrators (merit award 1964), Art Directors.

Connections

Married Leila Marie Schuler, December 20, 1947. Children– Mark P., Kathryn M., John C., Thomas R., James F. Student Alma College, 1943-1944, West Michigan College, 1944-1945, University Georgia, 1945-1946, Pratt Institute, 1946-1948.

father:
Samuel L. Adorney

mother:
Mary (Papotto) Adorney

spouse:
Leila Marie Schuler

children:
Mark P. Adorney

Kathryn M. Adorney

John C. Adorney

Thomas R. Adorney

James F. Student Alma College Adorney

1943-1944 Adorney

West Michigan College Adorney

1944-1945 Adorney

University Georgia Adorney

1945-1946 Adorney

Pratt Institute Adorney

1946-1948 Adorney