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author , Advertising executive

Gordon Webber, American author, retired advertising executive. Recipient Navy Commendation, 1944; citation in field of literature Jamestown College, 1959.

Background

Webber, Gordon was born on October 25, 1912 in Linden, Michigan, United States. Son of Roy Eugene and Dorothea (Boyd) Webber.

Education

AB, Jamestown College, 1933. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1936.

Career

With Benton & Bowles, Inc. (advertising), 1948-1975, retired as senior vice president, manager creative department, 1975. Instructor Parsons School Design, 1975-1976.

Chairman commercial production committee American Association Advertising Agencies, 1965-1969.

Works

Membership

Public relations director Rye Red Cross Fund, 1960-1964. Co-chairman Rye Council Human Rights, 1963-1964. Served to lieutenant (senior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.

Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors League American Clubs: Classic Car American (founding president).

Connections

Married Jeanne Carol Curtis, June 29, 1940 (deceased). Children: Jacqueline, Dorothea, Laura.

father:
Roy Eugene Webber

mother:
Dorothea (Boyd) Webber

spouse:
Jeanne Carol Curtis

children:
Jacqueline Webber

Dorothea Webber

Laura Webber