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Ernest Albert Gebhardt

advertising executive

Ernest Albert Gebhardt, German advertising executive.

Background

Gebhardt, Ernest Albert was born on March 14, 1891 in Frankenhausen, Germany. Son of Gustav August and Emma (Krone) Gebhardt.

Education

Brought to the United States, 1891, naturalized, 1912. Student The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1906-1908.

Career

1 son, Thomas Eugene. Art apprentice, 1906. Sales Commercial Art Engraving Company, Chicago, 1907-1921.

Vice president Commercial Advertising Agency, 1921-1942. President Gebhardt & Brockson, Inc., 1942-1951. Chairman of the Board Marsteller, Gebhardt & Reed, Inc., since 1951.

Chairman of the Board Marsteller, Rickard, Gebhardt and Reed, Inc., since 1955. Home: 7358 Euclid Avenue Chicago 49. Office: 185 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago 1.

Connections

Married Alma Roberta Stoffregen, October 15, 1915 (deceased).; married second, Breta Marie Krohn, December 26, 1927. Children: Shirley Irene, Lois Alma (Mistress J. F. Hillon).

father:
Gustav August Gebhardt

mother:
Emma (Krone) Gebhardt

spouses:
Alma Roberta Stoffregen

Breta Marie Krohn

children:
Shirley Irene Gebhardt

Lois Alma Gebhardt (Mistress J. F. Hillon)