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Advertising agency executive

Roger John Mohr was American advertising agency executive.

Background

Mohr, Roger John was born on September 8, 1931 in Milwaukee. Son of Reinhold and Clara (Meissner) Mohr.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Speech, Marquette University, 1953. Postgraduate radio and television, Northwestern University, 1956.

Career

Staff announcer radio station WBKB, West Bend, Wisconsin, 1952, WCAN, Milwaukee, 1952-1954. With Arthur Meyerhoff Associates, Inc., Chicago, 1956-1980, president, 1965-1980, BDO International (Barton, Durstine & Osborn) and Batten Company, Chicago, 1980-1982, chairman, 1982-1990, vice chairman international, 1991-1993. Retired, 1993.

Membership

Chairman Lake Bluff (Illinois) Plan Commission, 1972-1975. Member Lake Forest (Illinois) Plan Commission, 1994-2000, chairman, 1999-2000. Board directors Chicago City Ballet, 1982-1984, Off the Street Club, 1976-1978.

Member advisory council Marquette University School Communications, 1993-1999. Alderman Lake Forest City Council, 2000-2006. Member Lake Forest Senior Resources Commission, since 2006, chairman, 2008-2010.

Served with Army of the United States, 1954-1955. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (chairman Chicago council 1966-1967, secretary, treasurer, national board directors 1976-1977), Evans Scholars Alumni Association (president 1964-1965), Western Golf Association (board directors 1980-2000, vice president 1994-2000, trustee since 2000, vice-chairman 2008-2009, chairman since 2010), Knollwood Club (board governors 1980-1985, 89-92), Tavern Club (board governors, vice president 1988-1994).

Connections

Married Pauline Spicuzza, October 18, 1958. Children: Gregory, Mary Margaret, Kristin, Thomas, Kathleen.

father:
Reinhold Mohr

mother:
Clara (Meissner) Mohr

spouse:
Pauline Spicuzza

child:
Gregory Mohr

child:
Mary Margaret Mohr

child:
Kristin Mohr

child:
Thomas Mohr

child:
Kathleen Mohr