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writer , Advertising agency executive

Lawrence James Pihera, American advertising agency executive, writer. Named Honorary Order of Colonel, Governor Tennessee, 1987; recipient 1st Place Advertising Writing, 1970-1971, 1976-1978, Excellence award, 1992, award Excellence International Public Relations, 1994, award Newsletter Editing, Writing, 1995, award of Merit, 1996.

Background

Pihera, Lawrence James was born on January 9, 1933 in Cleveland. Son of Charles and Dorothy Pihera.

Education

Attending, University Hawaii. Attending, Cooper School Art. Attending, Cleveland Institute Art.

Career

Advertising manager Johnson Rubber Company & Subsidiary, 1957—1958. Creative director Mansfield Advertising, Ohio, 1958—1960, G. W. Young Public Relations, Dayton, 1960—1970. President Pihera Advertising Associates, Inc., Centerville, Ohio, since 1970.

Public relations counsel, Trotwood, 1982—1986, Madison Township, 1984—1986. Marketing counsel Muir Public, 1984—1986, Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee, 1985—1986. Member advisory board Carlton Systems Group, 1987.

Publicity director Indianapolis 500 Racing Team. Lecturer in field; consultant environmental design. With United States Navy.

Works

Membership

Founder Trotwood Rail Museum. Board directors Centerville Fine Arts Commission. Member of Centerville Chamber of Commerce (board directors), Art Center Dayton, Member Society Business Consultant, Dayton Executive's., American Business, Hemingway Society, Dayton Advertising.

Connections

Married Patricia Dunn Pihera, August 22, 1955. Children: Lauren, Scott.

father:
Charles Pihera

mother:
Dorothy Pihera

spouse:
Patricia Dunn Pihera

child:
Lauren Pihera

child:
Scott Pihera