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Roy Sarles Durstine

advertising executive.

Roy Sarles Durstine, American advertising executive. award for Radio Advertising, 1936. Club: University.

Background

Durstine, Roy Sarles was born on December 13, 1886 in Jamestown, North Dakota, United States. Son of Lee Brenton and Kathrine (Sarles) Durstine.

Education

Graduate Lawrenceville School, 1904. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1908.

Career

1 son, Roy Sarles. On staff New York Sun, 1908-1912. Manager publicity department “Bull Moose” cam paign, 1912. With Calkins & Holden, 1912-1914.

Secretary and treasurer Berrien-Durstine, 1914-1918. Secretary and treasurer Barton, Durstine & Osborn, 1918-1928. With Batten, Barton, Durstine & Osborn, 1928-1939, president, 1936-1939.

President Roy S. Durstine, Inc., since 1939. President American Association of Advertising Agencies, 1925-1926. Received advertising award for Radio Advertising, 1936.

Works

  • Author: Making Advertisements and Making Them Pay, 1920. This Advertising Business, 1928. Red Thunder, 1934. Contributor to mags.

Membership

Club: University.

Connections

Married Harriet H. Hutchins, November 12, 1912 (divorced 1932).; married second Virginia Gardiner, August 30, 1932. Children: Deborah A. (Mistress.

father:
Lee Brenton Durstine

mother:
Kathrine (Sarles) Durstine

spouses:
Harriet H. Hutchins

second Virginia Gardiner

child:
Deborah A. (Mrs Durstine