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J. Leonard Matt

public relations executive

J. Leonard Matt, American public relations executive. Served with United States Army Reserve, 1943-1944.; Member New York Finance Writers' Association (founding, secretary-treasurer).

Background

Matt, J. Leonard was born on July 31, 1914 in Minneapolis. Son of C. David and Lena (Friedman) M. Bachelor of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1936. Reporter Herald Tribune, New York City, 1936-1944.

Education

Account executive Benjamin Sonnenberg, New York City, 1944-1947. Vice president Ted Deglin & Associates, New York City, 1950-1972. Vice president, director business/finance news Carl Byoir & Associates, New York City, since 1972.

Membership

Served with United States Army Reserve, 1943-1944. Member New York Finance Writers' Association (founding, secretary-treasurer).

Connections

father:
C. David Bachelor of Arts

mother:
Lena (Friedman) M. Bachelor of Arts