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John Lanfield Herzog, American public policy, advertising and public relations executive, consultant. Recipient Outstanding Legislator award Delta Kappa Gamma, 1985, Letter of Commendation, Delta Kappa Gamma, 1986, Outstanding State Legislator award Colorado chapter Association for Retarded Citizens, 1985, numerous others.


Herzog, John Lanfield was born on October 30, 1938 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Ralph B. and Rose (Weinstein) Herzog.


Bachelor of Science, University Colorado, 1961. Master of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1962.


Trainee Carson/Roberts Advertising, Los Angeles, 1962. Copywriter Rexall Drug Company, 1962-1963. Account executive, copywriter Richard N. Meltzer Advertising, San Francisco, 1963-1964, Gross, Roberts & Rockey Advertising, San Francisco, 1964-1966.

Advertising promotion manager Wall St. Journal, 1966-1967. Copy chief advertising promotion department Dow Jones & Company, New York City, 1967-1969. Director advertising and public relations Woodmoor Corporation, Monument, Colorado, 1969-1970.

Owner Herzog Advertising and Public Relations, Colorado Springs, 1970-1991. Appointed special assistant marketing and communications Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, 1991-1993. Vice president Strategic Advocacy Group, 1995-1998.

Vice president public policy Air Conditioning Contractors American, 1998—2005. Retired, 2005

Part-time teacher University Colorado, Colorado Springs, 1988-1991, National College, Colorado Springs, 1988, University Phoenix, Colorado Springs, 1989-1991. Vice chair Colorado Securities Board, since 2005.

Member Colorado Consumers' Utility Board, since 2005.


  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: Daddy Won't Be Home For A Long Time, 1971. Contributor articles to newspapers and magazines.


Board directors Cheyenne Mountain School District, Colorado Springs, 1977-1980. Member Colorado House of Representatives, Denver, 1980-1986. Board directors Center for Prevention of Domestic Abuse, Very Special Arts, Colorado, DaVinci Quartet, Pikes Peak Foundation for Mental Health.

Member advisory board College Letters, Arts & Sciences, University Colorado. Member advisory board Salvation Army American Red Cross. With United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1961.

Member American Advertising Federation (governor district 12 1985), Pikes Peak Advertising Federation (president 1981).


  • Other Interests

    Mountain climbing, running, scuba diving, golf.


Married Leslie Ann Keck, September 6, 1983. Children: Catherine, Peter, Dana.

Ralph B. Herzog

Rose (Weinstein) Herzog

Leslie Ann Keck

Dana Herzog

Catherine Herzog

Peter Herzog