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Advertising agency executive

George Black, American Advertising agency executive. Elected to New Jersey Advertising Hall of Fame, 1987.


Black, George was born on January 11, 1920 in Brooklyn. Son of Harry L. and Frances D. (Wyckoff) Black.


Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1941; aircraft materials and inspection certified, Johns Hopkins University, 1941.


Inspection foreman, Glenn L. Martin Company, 1941-1946; technical editor, International Nickel Company, 1946-1948; director public relations, Cooper Alloy Corporation, 1948-1955; executive vice president, Cameron & Barkely, 1955-1957; director public relations and advertising, Sprout-Waldron Company, Muncy, Pennsylvania, 1957-1960; partner, Chairman of the Board, Black-Russell-Morris Advertising Agency, Union, New Jersey, 1960-1977; executive vice president, Poppe Tyson-A Bozell Company, Morris Plains, New Jersey, 1977-1989; cons public relations, sales and marketing, Poppe Tyson-A Bozell Company, Morris Plains, New Jersey, since 1990. Lecturer, moderator Newark College Engineering Sales Engineering Conference Series. Lecturer advertising Princeton University, Rutgers University.


Chairman public relations New Jersey Common Cause, 1973-1975. Member alternatives committee Columbia High School, Maplewood, 1973. Trustee Jacksonville U., 1955-1957, Newark Beth Israel Hospital, 1986-1989.

Vice president Jewish temple. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, Public Rels. Society American (accredited), Business/Professional Advertising Association (president 1951-1952), American Society Metals (board directors New Jersey chapter), American Society Engineering Education M C.


Married Ruth Furman, June 4, 1941. Children: Barbara Black Block, Marc Herbert, Ricki Ellen Black Sacks.

Harry L. Black

Frances D. (Wyckoff) Black

Ruth Furman

Barbara Black Block Black

Marc Herbert Black

Ricki Ellen Black Sacks Black