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Franklin Carroll Wheeler

advertising executive.

Franklin Carroll Wheeler, American advertising executive.

Background

Wheeler, Franklin Carroll was born on November 8, 1893 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Franklin C. and Leola (Moulton) Wheeler.

Education

University of Chicago, class 1917.

Career

Entered advertising business 1920, salesman outdoor advertising Thomas Cusack Company, Chicago. Retail display advertising salesman Chicago American, 1923. Advertising director Washington Herald, 1931-1934.

Manager Hearst Advertising Service, San Francisco, 1934-1945. Vice president Brisacher Advertising Agency, 1945. Vice president, executive vice president, Brisacher, Wheeler & Staff, 1948, president 1951.

President Brisacher, Wheeler division Cunningham & Walsh, Inc., 1957-1958, consultant, adviser, member of the board of directors, since 1958. Member of national management committee, board directors Cunningham & Walsh, Inc.

Membership

Member of national management committee, board directors Cunningham & Walsh, Inc. Served as Second lieutenant United States Army, World War I. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (past chairman, governor Northern California Council), Better Business Bureau (Executive Committee, director), Delta Tau Delta, Phi Delta Phi.

Rotarian.; Club: Menlo Country, (Woodside, California).

Connections

Married Irene Griffiths, October 20, 1923. Children: Connie (Mistress.

father:
Franklin C. Wheeler

mother:
Leola (Moulton) Wheeler

spouse:
Irene Griffiths

child:
Connie (Mrs Wheeler