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Public relations executive

James Hamilton Dowling, American public relations executive. Li Foundation fellow, 1957-1958. Member executive committee President's Private Sector Survey on Cost Control in Federal Government; member development board Central Park Conservancy. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1952-1955. Member Public Relations Society of America.

Background

Dowling, James Hamilton was born on October 20, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph Henry D. and Margaret (Hamilton) Dowlig.

Education

Bachelor of Journalism, University Missouri, 1957.

Career

Writer, editor United Press International, New Orleans, 1957, Newsweek, Atlanta and New York City, 1958-1959, Associated Press, Chicago, 1960-1963. Public relations staff Mobil Oil Corporation, New York City, 1963. With Burson-Marsteller Inc., since 1964, general manager New York City, 1968-1970, Chicago, 1970-1975.

President Burson-Marsteller, New York City, 1975-1992, chief executive, 1988-1992, chairman board, since 1992.

Membership

Member executive committee President's Private Sector Survey on Cost Control in Federal Government. Member development board Central Park Conservancy. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1952-1955.

Member Public Relations Society of America.

Connections

Married Julie Anne Pastor, April 7, 1958. Children: James Hamilton, Kenneth Edward, Tracy Anne.

father:
Joseph Henry D. Dowlig

mother:
Margaret (Hamilton) Dowlig

spouse:
Julie Anne Pastor

child:
James Hamilton Dowling

child:
Kenneth Edward Dowling

child:
Tracy Anne Dowling