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Howard Gale Stokes

advertising , motion pictures.

Howard Gale Stokes, American advertising, motion pictures. awarded alumni medal, 1945. Member Theta Nu Epsilon, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Beta Kappa, Skull and Scroll.

Background

Stokes, Howard Gale was born on June 30, 1888 in Hermon, New York, United States. Son of Frank Adelbert and Carrie Adelaide (Gale) Stokes.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colgate, 1911, Master of Arts, 1934.

Career

Advertising copywriter, 1911-1912. Copy manager New York Telephone Сompany, 1912-1919. Production manager Prizma Color Pictures, 1919-1920.

Editor Capitol Theater Colorland Review, 1920. Vice president Prizma, Inc., 1920-1924. Executive assistant American Telegraph & Telephone Сompany, 1924-1925.

Motion picture director, 1925-1929. Development manager educational department Electrical Research Products, Inc., subsidiary of Western Electric Company, 1929-1931. Became director of Development Erpi Picture Consultants, Inc., 1931.

Advertising supervisor American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1936-1946, radio advertising manager, 1946-1948. Delaware convention of Advertising Federation of America, Berlin, 1929. Director Colgate University Alumni Corporation, 1935-1938, president, 1940-1944.

Nat. chairman Colgate University Alumni Fund, 1935-1938. Trustee Colgate University, 1937-1946, awarded alumni medal, 1945.

Works

  • Author: (with F. L. Devereux) The Educational Talking Picture. Scenario

  • —Golden Years of Progress— of motion picture shown by Advertising Foundation American during Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago. Author, director or production manager more than 200 scientific industrial or educational motion pictures.

Membership

Member Theta Nu Epsilon, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Beta Kappa, Skull and Scroll. Clubs: Advertising (New York).

Connections

Married Ulga Ultima Muller, April.; married second, Ida Jane Basett, December 3, 1932. Children: Gale, Jane Austin.

father:
Frank Adelbert Stokes

mother:
Carrie Adelaide (Gale) Stokes

spouses:
Ulga Ultima Muller

Ida Jane Basett

children:
Gale Stokes

Jane Austin Stokes