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Advertising agency executive

George Lois, American advertising agency executive. Elected to Art Directors Hall of Fame, 1978, Creative Hall of Fame, 1980. Served with Army of the United States, 1952-1954, Korea. Member New York Art Directors Club (president 1971-1973).

Background

Lois, George was born on June 26, 1931 in New York City. Son of Harry and Vasilike (Thanasoulis) Lois.

Education

Student, Pratt Institute, 1951. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Pratt Institute, 1982.

Career

Designer Reba Sochis, 1951. Designer Columbia Broadcasting System-television, 1954-1956. Art director Sudler & Hennessey, 1956-1957, Doyle, Dane, Bernbach, 1958-1959.

Partner, creative director Papert, Koenig, Lois, Incorporated, New York York City, 1960-1967. Chairman board, chief executive officer Lois Holland Callaway Inc., 1967-1978. Chairman board, creative director Lois/EJL, since 1978.

Works

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1952-1954, Korea. Member New York Art Directors Club (president 1971-1973).

Connections

Married Rosemary Lewandowski, August 27, 1951. Children: Harry (deceased), Luke.

father:
Harry Lois

mother:
Vasilike (Thanasoulis) Lois

spouse:
Rosemary Lewandowski

child:
Harry Lois (deceased)

child:
Luke Lois