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Copywriter , Creative director

Martin Solow, American copywriter, creative director. Recipient numerous awards including Clios and Gold Keys. Sergeant Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member One Club (president).

Background

Solow, Martin was born on May 19, 1920 in New York City. Son of John and Ruth (Nelson) Solow.

Education

AB, Franklin Marshall College, 1942.

Career

Assistant editor National Chief Information Officer News, Washington, 1946-1947. Freelance editor, 1948-1953. Associate public The Nation Magazine, New York City, 1953-1956.

President Creative advertising Promotion Service, 1956-1958. Executive vice president The Wexton Company, 1958-1961. President, creative director Solow/Wexton, 1961-1973.

Senior vice president copy chief Kenyon & Eckhardt, 1973-1974. President Martin Solow Creative Service, 1975-1981, Durfee & Solow advertising, New York City, 1981-1988. Chairman The Solow Agency, since 1988.

Associate professor Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York. Lecturer New School, New York City.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Effective Advertising, 1963, Second Love, 1973. Numerous short stories and articles. Creator The Herring Maven.

Membership

Sergeant Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member One Club (president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, photography.

Connections

Married Rita N. Solow, December 12, 1943. Children: Ellen, Peter, Michael, Steven.

father:
John Solow

mother:
Ruth (Nelson) Solow

spouse:
Rita N. Solow

children:
Ellen Solow

Peter Solow

Michael Solow

Steven Solow