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Dean Stratton Sims

public relations executive

Dean Stratton Sims, American public relations executive. Member International Public Relations Association, Public Relations Consultant Association London, Institute Public Relations, Asociación Mexicana de Relaciones Públicas, Public Relations Society of America, National Press Club, Kansas City Press Club, Exporers Club, English-Speaking Union (president Tulsa chapter), Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

Sims, Dean Stratton was born on September 30, 1921 in Herrin, Illinois, United States. Son of Dewey Simon and Mary Viola (Porter) Sims.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Kansas, 1945.

Career

Reporter, The Kansas City (Missouri) Star, 1943-1945. Editor, publicist Kansas City (Missouri) Power & Light Company, 1946-1951. Public relations manager National Management Association, Dayton, Ohio, 1951-1957.

Public relations manager Marathon Oil Corporation, Findlay, Ohio, 1959-1965. Chairman Public Relations International, Ltd., Tulsa, since 1965, chairman Public Relations International of Texas, Houston, Public Relations International (United Kingdom) Ltd., London, Public Counselors Association Great Britain, Public Relations International of Colorado Ltd., Denver. Trustee, University Kansas William Allen White Foundation.

Membership

Member International Public Relations Association, Public Relations Consultant Association London, Institute Public Relations, Asociación Mexicana de Relaciones Públicas, Public Relations Society of America, National Press Club, Kansas City Press Club, Exporers Club, English-Speaking Union (president Tulsa chapter), Phi Kappa Psi.

Connections

Married Mary Rebecca Taylor, May 18, 1945. Children– Susan, Jeri, David.

father:
Dewey Simon Sims

mother:
Mary Viola (Porter) Sims

spouse:
Mary Rebecca Taylor

children:
Susan Sims

Jeri Sims

David Sims