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Advertising agency executive

Peter Ford McSpadden was American advertising agency executive.


McSpadden, Peter Ford was born on October 2, 1930 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of Chester F. and Janet (Chase) McSpadden.


AB, Dartmouth, 1952.


Account executive McCann-Erickson, Incorporated, New York York City, 1956-1959. With Dancer-Fitzgerald-Sample, Inc., from 1959, vice president, account supervisor, 1965-1968, senior vice president, management supervisor, 1968-1972, executive vice president, 1972-1974, president, chief operating officer, from 1974. Chairman board, chief operating officer Saatchi & Saatchi Dancer Fitzgerald Sample Inc., 1986-1988, also board directors, retired, 1988.

President, board directors Dancer Fitzgerald Sample/Dorland Worldwide. Board directors American Advertising Federation, American Association Advertising Agencies, TriState University. Member National Advertising Review Board.

Board trustees Bradford College. Vice chairman Broadstreet television Inc, since 1989.


Chairman board visitors Rockefeller Center, Dartmouth College, 1989-1997. President Greenwich (Connecticut) Young Republican Club, 1966-1967. Board directors United Way of Tri-State, 1995 Special Olympic Games.

Campaign manager Congressman Lowell P. Weicker, 1968, Senator Weicker, 1970, 76, 82, 88. Member Republican Town Committee, Greenwich, 1965-1968. Trustee, member executive committee Greenwich Hospital.

Trustee Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1955. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (director) Clubs: Riverside (Connecticut) Yacht, Greenwich Country, Megunticook Golf.


Married Barbara Dodds, June 30, 1956. Children– Douglas Dodds, David Ford, Peter Chase.

Chester F. McSpadden

Janet (Chase) McSpadden

Barbara Dodds

Douglas Dodds McSpadden

David Ford McSpadden

Peter Chase McSpadden