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director , Public relations executive

John Hill Porter, American public relations executive, director. Board overseers School Nursing, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1982-1987; trustee University Pennsylvania, 1980-1986, Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1987-1989, 90—. With United States Army, 1955-1957.

Background

Porter, John Hill was born on October 22, 1933 in Kane, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Hugh Clinton and Louise (Hill) Porter.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1955. Postgraduate, University Minnesota, 1957.

Career

Account executive Benton & Bowles, New York City, 1955, 57-59. Senior vice president Ogilvy & Mather, New York City and London, 1959-1970. Director public affairs United States Peace Corps, Washington, 1970-1972.

Chairman Porter Novelli, 1972-1986, New York City, 1986-1992, Omnicom Puerto Rico Network, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Avocations: tennis; fishing.

Membership

Board overseers School Nursing, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1982-1987. Trustee University Pennsylvania, 1980-1986, Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1987-1989, 90—. With United States Army, 1955-1957.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis; fishing.

Connections

Married Sandra Van Fossen, August 25, 1956 (divorced 1981). Children– John, Allison, Gardiner. Married Louise Bertels, August 15, 1981.

Children– Campbell, Colin.

father:
Hugh Clinton Porter

mother:
Louise (Hill) Porter

spouse:
Sandra Van Fossen

spouse:
Louise Bertels

child:
John Porter

child:
Allison Porter

child:
Gardiner Porter

child:
Campbell Porter

child:
Colin Porter