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John Henry Wilson

advertising executive.

John Henry Wilson, American advertising executive. Member Detroit Adcraft.

Background

Wilson, John Henry was born on February 20, 1925 in New York City. Son of John Henry and Julia (Beck) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Iona College, New Rochelle, New York, 1946.

Career

With Ruthrauff & Ryan, New York City, 1946-1952, Ogilvy, Benson & Mather, 1952-1955. Eastern account executive Grant Advertising, 1955-1957, merchandising and sales promotion director, Detroit, 1957-1959, vice president retail marketing all domestic offices and supervising 30 United States Dodge dealer ad groups, 1959-1960. Nat. coordinator Dodge dealers, Batton, Barten, Durstine & Osborn, Detroit, 1960-1962, account executive Dodge cars, 1962-1964, account supervisor, 1964-1967, regional manager, 1967-1969, director, 1969-1975, senior vice president, 1970-1975.

Chairman promotion committee United Foundation Torch drive, 1969, chairman advertising committee, 1970, overall campaign chairman for promotion, 1971.

Membership

Member Detroit Adcraft. Clubs: Birmingham (Michigan) Country.

Connections

Married Jean F. Burns, June 15, 1957. Children: Karen, Lisa.

father:
John Henry Wilson

mother:
Julia (Beck) Wilson

spouse:
Jean F. Burns

children:
Karen Wilson

Lisa Wilson