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Robert Snyder Aitchison Edit Profile

writer , Publishing company executive

Robert Snyder Aitchison, American writer, publishing company executive. Board directors Irene Josselyn Clinic, Northfield, Illinois, 1974-1976; president Del Mar Woods Community, 1981-1983. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1940-1943. Member Chicago Industrial Advertising Association (board directors l948-50), Chicago Curling Club (Northbrook, Illinois), Pun American Club (co-founder 1986).

Background

Aitchison, Robert Snyder was born on August 18, 1913 in Colfax, Iowa, United States. Son of Robert David and Lulu Adrian (Snyder) Aitchison.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University of Illinois, 1936.

Career

Reporter, Lincoln (Illinois) Evening Courier, 1936-1937;with advertising department, Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio., 1937-1941;director advertising, Lindberg Engineering Company, Chicago, 1941-1950;editor-in-chief Industrial Marketing,, Crain Communications Company, Chicago, 1950-1954;vice president, Fensholt Advertising, Chicago, 1954-1970;Chairman, Board Of Directors, chief Executive officer, Fensholt Advertising, Chicago, 1970-1978;writer, News-Voice newspapers, Station WNVR, various cities, Illinois, 1986-1990;public, editor, Alcoholism Briefs, Deerfield, Illinois, since 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Public, editor Pun American Newsletter, since 1989. Contributor numerous articles to Industrial Marketing magazine, also business stories to Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times.

Membership

Board of directors Irene Josselyn Clinic, Northfield, Illinois, 1974-1976. President DelMar Woods Community, 1981-1983. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1940-1943.

Member Chicago Industrial Advertising Association (board directors l948-50), Chicago Curling Club(Northbrook, Illinois), Pun American Club (co-founder 1986).

Connections

Married Jeanne A. Popp, June 1950. Children: Robert, Brooks, Brant.

father:
Robert David Aitchison

mother:
Lulu Adrian (Snyder) Aitchison

spouse:
Jeanne A. Popp

child:
Robert Aitchison

child:
Brooks Aitchison

child:
Brant Aitchison