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Sterling Elden Peacock

advertising executive.

Sterling Elden Peacock, American advertising executive. Member of advisory board Illinois Childrens Hospital-School.; Member Chicago Better Business Bureau (director), Chicago Commons Association (director), Chicago Crime Commission.

Background

Peacock, Sterling Elden was born on October 12, 1888 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Nathan R. and Anna (Laire) Peacock.

Education

Student in public schools, Philadelphia, New York City.

Career

Assistant to vice president Street Railways Advertising Company. New York City, 1910-1912, sales rep, 1912-1913, branch manager, 1913-1914. Sales manager food div.

American Linseed Corporation, New York City, 1914-1918. Managing director Thomas J. Lipton Company of Canada, 1918-1920. New York City representative N.W. Ayer & Son, Inc., Philadelphia, 1920-1924, branch manager, San Francisco, 1924-1928, resident partner, Chicago, from 1928, vice president, from 1929.

Membership

Member of advisory board Illinois Childrens Hospital-School. Member Chicago Better Business Bureau (director), Chicago Commons Association (director), Chicago Crime Commission. Clubs: Union League, Chicago, Chicago Federated Advertising (Chicago).

Connections

Married Lucille Gibson, February 12, 1912. Children: Mary Madaline, Donald Gibson, Barbara Sterling.

father:
Nathan R. Peacock

mother:
Anna (Laire) Peacock

spouse:
Lucille Gibson

children:
Mary Madaline Peacock

Donald Gibson Peacock

Barbara Sterling Peacock