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advertising executive.

Theodore Silkman Repplier, American advertising executive. Recipient Gold medal distinguished services to advertising, 1948; Distinguished Service award United States Information Agency, United States Treasury. Fellow Eisehower Exchange; Member Delta Upsilon, Pi Delta Epsilon, Alpha Delta Sigma.

Background

Repplier, Theodore Silkman was born on April 28, 1899 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Francis Arthur and Elizabeth (Oakley) Repplier.

Education

Student St. Johns College, 1918-1919. Bachelor of Science, Carnegie Institute Technology, 1923. Doctor of Civil Law (honorary), Pace College, 1956.

Career

December 1966); children—Theodore Silkman, Richard Oakley. Married second, Esmee Ertz, December 12, 1967. Advertising writer Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Сompany, Washington, 1923-1925, advertising supervisor, 1925-1926.

Copy writer Ewing, Jones & Higgins, Philadelphia, 1926-1931, Young & Rubicam, New York City, 1931-1938, associate copy director, 1938-1942. Campaigns manager War Manpower Commission, 1942. Washington manager War Advertising Council, 1943.

President, director The Advertising Council, Inc., Washington and New York City, 1946-1966. Managing director International Round Tables, 1966-1969. Formerly member President’ Committee on Mental Retardation.

Board directors Business Council for International Understanding.

Membership

Fellow Eisehower Exchange. Member Delta Upsilon, Pi Delta Epsilon, Alpha Delta Sigma.

Connections

Married Martha C. Macatee, June 6, 1930 (deceased.; married second, Esmee Ertz, December 12, 1967. Children: Theodore Silkman, Richard Oakley.

father:
Francis Arthur Repplier

mother:
Elizabeth (Oakley) Repplier

spouses:
Martha C. Macatee

Esmee Ertz

children:
Theodore Silkman Repplier

Richard Oakley Repplier