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Phipps Louis Rasmussen

advertising executive.

Phipps Louis Rasmussen, American advertising executive. Served as Lieutenant commander United States Naval Reserve, World World War II; member United States Joint Purchasing Board, New Zealand, Australia.; Member American Association Advertising Agencies (governor Northern California council), American Legion (member of national security council 1947), American Marketing Association, San Francisco Museum Art, Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Rasmussen, Phipps Louis was born on June 12, 1912 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Louis and Lillian (Phipps) Rasmussen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Mary’s College, Moraga, California, 1935.

Career

With McCann-Erickson, Inc., from 1939, vice president, from 1954. General manager McCann-Erickson, Inc. (San Francisco office), 1956-1958, executive vice president and Western regional manager, 1958-1962.

Executive vice president McCann-Erickson (Corporation) International, 1959-1963, president, 1964-1966. Director various foreign subsidiaries. Senior consultant Interpublic, Inc., New York City, from 1966.

Consultant foreign service div. United States Department of Agriculture.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant commander United States Naval Reserve, World World War II. Member United States Joint Purchasing Board, New Zealand, Australia. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (governor Northern California council), American Legion (member of national security council 1947), American Marketing Association, San Francisco Museum Art, Chamber of Commerce.

Clubs: San Francisco Stock Exchange, San Francisco Advertising, Commonwealth, Press and Union League, Orinda Country.

Connections

Married Shirley Frick, August 22, 1939. Children: Sherryl Frick (now Mistress.

father:
Louis Rasmussen

mother:
Lillian (Phipps) Rasmussen

spouse:
Shirley Frick

child:
Sherryl Frick (now Mrs Rasmussen