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Broadcasting executive

Dorothy Stimson Bullitt, American broadcasting executive. Recipient community service awards B'nai B'rith Women, 1954, Seattle Business and Professional Women's Club, 1945, distinguished citizen award Seattle Real Estate Board, 1959.

Background

Bullitt, Dorothy Stimson was born on February 5, 1892 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of Charles Douglas and Harriet Mary (Overton) Stimson.

Education

Student, public and private schools, Seattle. Student, Mistress Dow's School, Briarcliff Manor, New York. Doctor of Humane Letters, Pacific University, 1960.

Career

President, Bullitt Company (formerly Stimson Realty Company), Seattle, 1929-1955;president, King Broadcasting Company, Seattle, 1947-1965;Chairman of the Board, King Broadcasting Company, Seattle, from 1965;vice president, Krem Broadcasting Company, Spokane, 1958-1959;president, Krem Broadcasting Company, Spokane, 1960-1965;Chairman of the Board, Krem Broadcasting Company, Spokane, from 1965. Director General American Corporation, member Executive Committee from 1936. Director Pacific National Bank, Seattle, member trust, investment and discount committees, from 1943.

Membership

Member governor's emergency relief administration, Seattle, 1932-1934. State chairman National Women's Committee Mobilization for Human Needs, 1933. Member mayor's civic unity committee, 1944-1946.

President Bullitt Foundation. Member Seattle Public Library. Board, from 1956, Foreign Policy Association, 1957-1958.

Trustee Children's Orthopedic Hospital, 1921-1956, Seattle Art Museum, from 1938. Associate council Mills College, 1939-1940. Regent University Washington, from 1958.

Member executive committee War Commission State of Washington. Chairman board Service Women's Club, World World War World War II. Member American Women in Radio and television, American Rocket Society, Seattle Junior League, Washington Athletic Club, Tennis Club, Golf Club, Seattle Yacht Club, Sunset Club, Cosmopolitan Club (New York City), Radio and television Executives Society (New York City), Town Club (Portland, Oregon).

Connections

Married Alexander Scott Bullitt, May 16, 1918 (deceased). Children: Stimson, Dorothy Priscilla (Mistress Josiah Collins), Harriet Overton (Mistress William R. Brewster Junior).

father:
Charles Douglas Stimson

mother:
Harriet Mary (Overton) Stimson

spouse:
Alexander Scott Bullitt

children:
Stimson Bullitt

Dorothy Priscilla Bullitt (Mistress Josiah Collins)

Harriet Overton Bullitt (Mistress William R. Brewster Junior)