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John William Shaw

advertising executive.

John William Shaw, American advertising executive.

Background

Shaw, John William was born on May 27, 1910 in Fenton, Michigan, United States. Son of William Grace and Alberta (Rhubottom) Shaw.

Education

Student of University Minnesota.

Career

President Shaw Advertising Company, Mnls., 1931-1933. Director radio, copy chief McCord Company, Minneapolis, 1933-1936. Vice president charge sales and advertising Domestic Products Corporation, Minneapolis, 1936-1937.

Account executive, director merchandising Campbell-Mithun, Inc., Minneapolis, 1937-1939. Director advertising and merchandising, general sales manager Purity Bakeries Corporation, Chicago, 1939-1941. Account executive charge plans Henri, Hurst & McDonald.

Chicago, 1941-1943; account executive Leo Burnett Company, Inc., Chicago, 1943-1945. Chairman, president John W. Shaw Advertising, Inc., Chicago, since 1945. Chairman Grabin-Shaw, Inc., since 1959, Shaw-Hagues.

Inc., 1960; Intertel Corn.

Membership

Clubs: Onwentsia (Lake Forest, Illinois).

Connections

Married second, Ann Browne Denman, October 11, 1958. Children by previous marriage: William Grace World War II Peter.

father:
William Grace Shaw

mother:
Alberta (Rhubottom) Shaw

spouse:
Ann Browne Denman