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Public relations executive

Stanley Dunsmore Houston, Canadian public relations executive. Member Canada Ladies Professional Golf (president 1974), Ontario Master of Science Society (director 1984-1987), Canada Public Rels. Society, National Club, World Trade Center, Credit ValleyGolf and Country Club, Variety Club of Ontario, Tent 28. M C.

Background

Houston, Stanley Dunsmore was born on July 17, 1930 in Toronto. Son of Archibald Laing and Mary (Dunsmore) Houston.

Education

Graduate secondary school, Humberside Collegiate, Toronto, 1948.

Career

Journalist editor, Toronto Telegram, 1948-1959; executive vice president, Public Rels. Superior vena cava syndrome Ltd., Toronto, 1959-1972; president, chief Executive officer, The Houston Group Communications Ltd., Toronto, 1972-1990; chairman, chief Executive officer, Edelman Houston Group, Toronto, 1990-1996. Director L'Agence des Relationnistes de Montreal, 1974, Toronto Waterfront Council, 1988-1992, Daniel J. Edelman, Inc., Chicago.

Member editorial advanced.bd. The Sponsorship Report, Toronto.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author feature articles Macleans, Mayfair, Saturday Night. Organized World Curling Championship, 1959-1969, Canada Professional Rodeo Series and Championship, since 1981. Founder Canada Ladies Curling Association and Championship, 1960.

      Promoted 1st Canada World Cup Ski Race, 1965. Inaugurated Canada Grand Prix auto race, 1967. Created duMaurier Classic (Ladies Professional Golf Association major golf event), 1974, duMaurier Council for Performing Arts, 1978-2000.

Membership

Member Canada Ladies Professional Golf (president 1974), Ontario Master of Science Society (director 1984-1987), Canada Public Rels. Society, National Club, World Trade Center, Credit ValleyGolf and Country Club, Variety Club of Ontario, Tent 28. M C.

Connections

Married Pauline Lennox, October 20, 1955 (divorced July 1975). Children: Wayne Cameron, Scott Gregory, Kevin Edward. Married Suzanne Fogarty, September 15, 1978 (divorced November 1990).

1 child, Lorraine.

father:
Archibald Laing Houston

mother:
Mary (Dunsmore) Houston

spouse:
Pauline Lennox

spouse:
Suzanne Fogarty

child:
Kevin Edward Houston

child:
Wayne Cameron Houston

child:
Lorraine Houston

child:
Scott Gregory Houston