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Harold Heath Thurber

advertising executive.

Harold Heath Thurber, American advertising executive. Served as major G-2 section Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Mem American Association Advertising Agilysys (chairman Chicago council).

Background

Thurber, Harold Heath was born on July 7, 1905 in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. Son of Walter Dennison and Viola (Runnels) Thurber.

Education

Student Indianapolis public schools.

Career

1 son, Timothy Barton. Married second, Carol P. Lynn, July 5, 1968. 1 son, Harold Lynn Barton.

With Indianapolis newspapers, 1922-1924, Central Indiana Power Company, Indianapolis, 1924-1925. Manager radio station WFBM, 1924-1925. With McJunkin Advertising Company, Chicago, 1926.

Sweeney & James Company, Cleveland, 1927, Tracy-Locke-Dawson, Inc., Dallas, 1928-1934. Vice president, chairman operating committee D’Arcy Advertising Company, St. Louis, 1934-1945. Managing partner Ewell & Thurber Associates, Toledo, 1945-1956.

Executive vice-president, director Wade Advertising Agency, Chicago, 1956-1960. President, director Wade Advertising, Inc., 1960-1965. Senior vice president, manager Chicago operations Lennen & Newell, Inc., 1965-1966.

Executive vice president AM-AD, Inc., Chicago, 1967-1968. Administrative vice president Clinton E. Frank, Inc., 1968-1971. Vice president Henderson Advertising Agency, Chicago, 1971-1975.

Membership

Served as major G-2 section Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Mem American Association Advertising Agilysys (chairman Chicago council).

Connections

Married Marie Gilliam, July 28, 1928.; married second, Carol P. Lynn, July 5, 1968.

father:
Walter Dennison Thurber

mother:
Viola (Runnels) Thurber

spouses:
Marie Gilliam

Carol P. Lynn