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Graphic design executive

Robert Carter Downing, American Graphic design executive ( art: visiting)graphic design executive. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1958-1961.

Background

Downing, Robert Carter was born on February 18, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Ralph Charles and Sarah Carter Downing.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Philadelphia College Art, 1957. Master of Arts, Politechnico de Milano (Italy), 1958.

Career

Assistant art director, designer General Electric Company, Philadelphia, 1959—1961. Director Purex Corporation, 1961—1963. Assistant art director Container Corporation America, Boston, 1963—1969.

Director graphics and design Howard Johnson Company, Braintree, 1969—1985, Howard Johnson Franchise Systems, Inc., Hotels and Lodges, 1985—1986. Principal partner Downing & Filzow, Graphic Design Consultant, Braintree, since 1986. With United States Marine Corps, 1958-1961.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps, 1958-1961.

Connections

father:
Ralph Charles

mother:
Sarah Carter Downing