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Advertising executive

John Edward Shea, American advertising executive.


Shea, John Edward was born on July 13, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Lester Albert and Corinne Margret (Lang) Shea.


Bachelor, Marshall University, 1965. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1967. Postgraduate, Hunter College, since 1968.


Director member Superior vena cava syndrome.m United Community Funds & Councils American, New York City, 1968-1969. Vice president, partner The Assignment Group, 1969-1973. Contributing editor Packaging Design Magazine, New York City, 1970-1977.

Partner, consultant The SMC Group, 1973-1976. Partner Corporation Resources for Marketing, 1974-1979. President Canon & Shea Associates Inc., since 1978.

Member American Marketing Association, New York City, 1972-1979.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing editor, guest editor to several journals.


Advance man Republican Committee to Elect President, New York City, 1968, public relations committee, 1968. Public relations committee Cecil Underwoood Governor election committee, West Virginia, 1965. Member, fellow Museum Modern Art, New York City, since 1973, Witney Museum American Art, New York City, since 1984.

Member advisory board national committee public relations directors Community Funds & Council American, New York City, 1966. Member Business Professional Advertising Association, Publicity Society New York, American Chemical Society (Rubber division), Society Plastics Engineers, Marshall University Alumni Association.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, swimming, coin collecting/numismatics, travel, opera, ballet, theater.


Married Doris Scharfenberger, May 12, 1991.

Lester Albert Shea

Corinne Margret (Lang) Shea

Doris Scharfenberger