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Copywriter , consultant

John Lyle Shimek, American copywriter, consultant. Recipient Golden Gavel award Direct Marketing Association, 1969, Direct Marketing Association award, 1969. With United States Navy, 1941-1945. Florida Direct Marketing Association.

Background

Shimek, John Lyle was born on June 30, 1914 in Weimar, Texas, United States. Son of John and Isabel (Lyle) Shimek.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1947.

Career

Editor, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1949-1953;advertising manager, The Fox Company, San Antonio, 1953-1954;promotion writer, Sports Illustrated, New York City, 1954-1956;promotion writer, Parents magazine, New York City, 1956-1958;promotion writer, McCall's magazine & Redbook, New York City, 1958-1962;creative director, Mail Advertising Corporation of America, 1962-1973;creative director, Metromail, Lincoln, 1973-1974;advertising manager, Thompson Cigar Company, Tampa, Florida, 1974-1985;private practice, Lutz, Florida, since 1985.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1941-1945. Florida Direct Marketing Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, traveling.

Connections

Married Louise M. Mansfield, June 8, 1941 (deceased April 1970). 1 child, John Neal; married Jeanette M. Fox, 1980.

father:
John Shimek

mother:
Isabel (Lyle) Shimek

spouses:
Louise M. Mansfield

Jeanette M. Fox

child:
John Neal Shimek