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utility advertising executive

Robert W. Leason, American utility advertising executive.

Background

Leason, Robert W. was born on July 24, 1930 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edwin Everett and Charlotte (Pickard) Leason.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Massachusetts, 1959. Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1969. Postgraduate, Northwestern University, 1990.

Career

Sales representative, American Airlines, Buffalo and New York City, 1960-1961; with sales and marketing departments, Corning Glass Works, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Michigan with sales and marketing departments, Corning Glass Works, and Cleveland, 1961-1966; assistant to manager marketing, assistant manager marketing, Center Maine Power Company, Augusta, 1966-1968; manager marketing, Center Maine Power Company, Augusta, 1968-1973; manager customer, marketing and rate services, Center Maine Power Company, Augusta, 1973-1978; staff assistant to senior vice president, Center Maine Power Company, Augusta, 1978-1980; manager customer communications, Center Maine Power Company, Augusta, 1980-1984; director advertising, Center Maine Power Company, Augusta, 1984-1991; advertising manager, Center Maine Power Company, Augusta, since 1991.

Membership

Board of directors Salvation Army, Augusta, 1969. Delegate Maine Republican Convention, 1968,71. Chairman Kennebec Valley Young Men’s Christian Association, Augusta, 1978, secretary, board of trustees, since 1993.

Finance chairman Hubbard Free Library., since 1990. Captain United States Air Force, 1950-1956. Member Military Order World Wars (commander 1972), Advertising Club.

Portland, Kennebec Valley College of C., Maine Heart Association, Utility Communicators International (regional chair), Augusta Country Club, Masons, Kiwanis (president Augusta 1972).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, hunting, jogging, gardening.

Connections

Married Barbara Master of Arts Walker, December 31, 1955. Children: Cynthia C.A. Leason Crowe, Steven Walker.

father:
Edwin Everett Leason

mother:
Charlotte (Pickard) Leason

spouse:
Barbara Master of Arts Walker

child:
Steven Walker Leason

child:
Cynthia C.A. Leason Crowe Leason