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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.


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


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


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.


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


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

Francis Arthur Repplier

Elizabeth (Oakley) Repplier

Martha C. Macatee

Esmee Ertz

Theodore Silkman Repplier

Richard Oakley Repplier