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Frank Kiggins White

advertising executive.

Frank Kiggins White, American advertising executive. Recipient citation Secretary Agriculture, 1968. Member Armed Forces Advisory Council for N.E. Area.; Member American Association Advertising Agilysys (director), National Association Broadcasters (director), Sigma Nu.

Background

White, Frank Kiggins was born on September 24, 1899 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of William W. and Mary (Kiggins) White.

Education

Educated George Washington University.

Career

Montgomery, 1921-1924. Assistant to president Union News Company, 1924-1929. Treasurer Literary Guild of America, 1929-1935, Stage Publishing Company, 1935.

Treasurer and business manager Newsweek, Inc., 1936-1937. Became treasurer C.B.S., 1937, vice president and treasurer, 1942-1947, president Columbia Records, Inc., 1947-1949. President, director Mutual Broadcasting System, 1949-1952.

Vice president, general manager N.B.C., 1952, president, director, 1953. Chairman McCann-Erickson Corporation (International) subsidiary McCann-Erickson, Inc., 1953-1956. Senior vice president, treasurer, chairman finance committee McCann-Erickson, Inc., 1957-1959, senior vice president, vice chairman executive policy committee, senior management officer several major divisions company, 1959-1960.

Vice Chairman of the Board Interpublic, Inc., 1960-1966. Marketing consultant Foreign Agricultural Service, 1962-1974. Honorary director Advertising Council, Better Business bureau of New York.

Director Broadcast Music, Inc. Trustee, treasurer New York Housing Trust. Student flight officer, United States Navy, 1918.

Membership

Member Armed Forces Advisory Council for N.E. Area. Member American Association Advertising Agilysys (director), National Association Broadcasters (director), Sigma Nu. Clubs: Players (New York).

Connections

Married Doris R. Booth, April. Children: Richard B., David L. Accountant, Lybrand, Ross Brothers.

father:
William W. White

mother:
Mary (Kiggins) White

spouse:
Doris R. Booth

children:
Richard B. White

David L. Accountant White

Lybrand White

Ross Bros White