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Public relations executive

Marilou McCarthy von Ferstel, American public relations executive. Trustee Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center; Member Commercial Club Chicago, Economic Club Chicago (board directors).

Background

Ferstel, Marilou McCarthy von was born on December 16, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of James Wade and Luise (Cuprea) McCarthy.

Education

Bachelor, Barat College, 1959. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1978.

Career

Reporter Chicago Tribune, 1961-1970. Alderman City of Chicago, 1971-1975, zoning commissioner, 1975-1981. Managing director Hill & Knowlton, Chicago, 1981-1990.

Executive vice president, general manager Ogilvy Adams & Rinehart, since 1990. Board directors Walgreens, Illinois Power.

Membership

Trustee Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center. Member Commercial Club Chicago, Economic Club Chicago (board directors).

Connections

Married Reuben L. Hedlund, December 28, 1963 (divorced September 1987). Children: Justine M., James Wade. Married Henry von Ferstel, June 1, 1991.

father:
James Wade McCarthy

mother:
Luise (Cuprea) McCarthy

spouse:
Reuben L. Hedlund

spouse:
Henry von Ferstel

child:
Justine M. Ferstel

child:
James Wade Ferstel