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Maurice Henshaw Needham

advertising executive.

Maurice Henshaw Needham, American advertising executive. Member Society Colonial Wars.

Background

Needham, Maurice Henshaw was born on January 19, 1889 in Hinsdale, Illinois, United States. Son of Erwin Badger and Elizabeth Root (Mix) Needham.

Education

Student of University Wisconsin, 1910.

Career

Writer Nichols-Finn, advertising agency, 1910-1913. Mgrs. Advertisers’ Service Bureau, A. W. Shaw Company, public System Magazine, 1913-1915. Advertising manager Thomas B. Jeffery Company, Nash Motor Company, 1915-1917.

General manager Barrett-Cravens Company, 1917-1919. Sales manager Macwhyte Company, 1919-1921. Partner Husband & Thomas Company, advertising agency, 1921-1925.

President Neddham Louis & Brorby, Inc., 1925-1960, chairman, 1960-1964. Director Chicago Better Business Bureau, since 1943, president 1949. Vice Chairman, Board Of Directors Institute Design, 1944-1949.

Trustee Spies Committee for Clinical Research, 1945-1956. Director Passavant Memorial Hospital, 1949-1956, George Washington Carver Foundation, Tuskegee Institute, 1949-1956.

Membership

Member Society Colonial Wars. Clubs: Tavern, Caxton, Casino, Mid-America (Chicago.

Connections

Married Ray Elizabeth Holthoff, September 14, 1911. Children: Nedra (Mistress.

father:
Erwin Badger Needham

mother:
Elizabeth Root (Mix) Needham

spouse:
Ray Elizabeth Holthoff

child:
Nedra (Mrs Needham