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Public relations consultant

Curtis Russell Swenson, American public relations consultant. Recipient George Washington Honor medal Freedoms Foundation, 1962. Chairman Douglas County Young Representatives, Omaha, 1964-1965. Member National Investor Relations Institute (president Twin Cities chapter 1989), Public Relations Society of America (Silver Anvil 1976), Counselors Academy.

Background

Swenson, Curtis Russell was born on December 27, 1939 in Waseca, Minnesota, United States. Son of Russell August and Alice Harriet (Espee) Swenson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics with honors, Macalester College, 1961. Master of Business Administration in Finance with distinction, Creighton University, 1965.

Career

Newsman United Press International, Minneapolis, 1959-1961. Writer Northwestern Bell Telephone –°ompany, Omaha, 1961-1964, manager, 1964-1965. Merchandising manager Meredith Corporation, Des Moines, 1965-1967.

Vice president Padilla & Speer Inc., Minneapolis, 1967-1969, senior vice president, 1969-1977. Executive vice president Adams & Rinehart Incorporated, New York York City, 1977-1983. President Dorn Public Relations, Minneapolis, 1983-1985.

Chairman Dorn Swenson Meyer Inc., 1985-1986. Principal Swenson/Falker Associates Inc., since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Investor Relations: A Practical Guide, 1982.

Membership

Chairman Douglas County Young Representatives, Omaha, 1964-1965. Member National Investor Relations Institute (president Twin Cities chapter 1989), Public Relations Society of America (Silver Anvil 1976), Counselors Academy.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Amateur radio, sailing, reading.

Connections

Married Melliss Borie Kenworthy, August 14, 1981. Children: Katherine, John, Eric.

father:
Russell August Swenson

mother:
Alice Harriet (Espee) Swenson

spouse:
Melliss Borie Kenworthy

child:
Katherine Swenson

child:
John Swenson

child:
Eric Swenson