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John Phillip Cunningham

advertising executive.

John Phillip Cunningham, American advertising executive. Served as ensign, United States Navy, 1917-1919.; Member American Association Advertising Agencies (chairman of the board, 1952).

Background

Cunningham, John Phillip was born on September 17, 1897 in Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John F. and Mary E. (Ryan) Cunningham.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard College, 1919.

Career

Artist, 1919-1921; copywriter for Newell-Emmett County, New York City, 1921-1930. Partner Newell-Emmet Advertising Agency, New York City, 1930-1950. Executive vice president Cunningham & Walsh, Inc., 1950-1954, president, 1954-1985, also Chairman of the Board Director New York Heart Association.

Works

  • Contributor articles in advertising publications.

Membership

Served as ensign, United States Navy, 1917-1919. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (chairman of the board, 1952). Clubs: University, Union League, Harvard, Lotos, Riverdale Yacht, Nipnichsen.

Connections

Married Patricia Fitzpatrick, October 1, 1924.

father:
John F. Cunningham

mother:
Mary E. (Ryan) Cunningham

spouse:
Patricia Fitzpatrick