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George Homer Gribbin

advertising executive.

George Homer Gribbin, American advertising executive. Served from private to captain Army of the United States, 1943-1945.

Background

Gribbin, George Homer was born on August 13, 1907 in Nashville, Michigan, United States. Son of George Ward and Anna Laura (Downing) Gribbin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1929.

Career

May 4, 1952); 1 son, Andrew Downing. Married second, Jane Lindon, July 21, 1953. Children—Laura, Peter, Sarah, Susan, James, Mary.

Advertising copywriter J.L. Hudson Company, L. Bamberger, Macy’s, 1929-1935. Copywriter Young & Rubicam, Inc., 1935-1942, copy supervisor, 1942-1951, vice president, head radio-television commercials, 1951-1958, copy director, 1954-1958, senior vice president, 1956-1958, president, 1958-1963, Chairman of the Board, 1963-1965, chief executive officer, adviser, 1965-1981.

Membership

Served from private to captain Army of the United States, 1943-1945.

Connections

Married Barbara McBride, October 24, 1941 (deceased.; married second, Jane Lindon, July 21, 1953. Children: Laura, Peter, Sarah, Susan, James, Mary.

father:
George Ward Gribbin

mother:
Anna Laura (Downing) Gribbin

spouses:
Barbara McBride

second

children:
Laura Gribbin

Peter Gribbin

Sarah Gribbin

Susan Gribbin

James Gribbin

Mary Gribbin