James Anthony Shanahan Edit Profile
Student, Creighton University, 1918.
Reporter, city editor, Omaha Daily News and Omaha World-Herald, 1915-1927;
instructor public relations and advertising, Creighton U., Omaha, 1925-1928;
founder, Shanahan-Docherty Company, Omaha, 1933;
president, Shanahan-Docherty Company, Omaha, 1933-1945;
founder, editor, More Business (national advertising magazine), Chicago, 1936-1939;
co-founder, managing director, Art Center, Chicago, 1939-1944;
founder, editor, Bon Appetit magazine, 1955-1963;
president, Seacliff Press, San Francisco, since 1943;
president, James A. Shanahan & Associations, Inc., Chicago and San Francisco, since 1943;
president, Bilger Monorail International Inc., since 1982;
president, executive secretary, Catholic Press Association. Executive secretary Catholic Press Association United States, Chicago, 1944-1947. Managing director The Queen's Work, St. Louis, 1946-1947.
Public relations counsel to publications, Chgo.and San Francisco, since 1944.
Served with United States Marine Corps, World War I, with United States Coast Guard Reserve, World World War World War II. Member of Commercial (San Francisco). Art Directors (Chicago).
Married Mary Juanita Michael Burke, August 25, 1918. Children: Mary Elizabeth, Rosemary.