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David Spencer Bennett, American framing and art gallery executive.


Bennett, David Spencer was born on November 17, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of David Spencer and Edna Virginia (Hewling) Bennett.


Executive vice president, Bennett Advertising, Harlingen, Texas, 1958-1963;account executive, Leo Burnett Advertising, Chicago, 1963-1965;editor, public, M-G Publs., Inc., Chicago, 1965-1966;executive director member services, American Business Press, New York City, 1966-1969;manager marketing services, Miller Public Company, Minneapolis, 1969-1981;general manager, Doane Public, Control Data Corporation, St. Louis, 1981-1988;president, Bennett Communications, St. Louis, 1988-1989;chief Executive officer, David S. Bennett Corporation, Minneapolis, since 1989. Board directors Finan Public Company.


  • Avocations: public speaking, karate, writing, acting.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: New Heights for Journalism, 1969, A Guide to New Profit Opportunites, 1970. Author: The Publication Marketing Plan, 1981.


National chairman American Agriculture Day, 1973, 1974, 1977. Board directors Kirkwood (Missouri) Library, 1987-1989. Served to capt, United States Air Force Reserve, 1957-1965.

Member National Agrimarketing Association (director 1982-1983, Workhorse of Year award 1977), Agriculture Day Foundation (president 1979-1980), St. Louis Agriculture Business Club., Sales and Marketing Executives (executive vice president, executive committee, board directors 1987-1989), National Speakers Association Lodges: Rotary (vice president, board director Webster Groves 1986-1988).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: public speaking, karate, writing, acting.


Married Charlotte Ann Nalley, September 14, 1957 (divorced March 1979). Children: Tucker David, Charles Roy, Ward Ross, Spencer Hill. Married Donna Mae Boeser, February 8, 1981.

David Spencer Bennett

Edna Virginia (Hewling) Bennett

Charlotte Ann Nalley

Donna Mae Boeser

Tucker David Bennett

Charles Roy Bennett

Ward Ross Bennett

Spencer Hill Bennett