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Advertising executive

Thomas Towell, American advertising executive. Named Outstanding Easter Seal Volunteer, Wisconsin, 1986; recipient Silver medal, Madison Advertising Club, 1968. Telethon chairman Easter Seals, Madison, from 1980; board directors Madison Young Men’s Christian Association, 1978—1982; Member of Advertising Federation American (president Madison Club, Robert Feemster award 1961, 1964, 1965).

Background

Towell, Thomas was born on November 1, 1931 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Arthur and Ruth (Eken) Towell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1953. Vice president Arthur Towell, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, 1955-1970. President Towell & Timmons, Madison, 1970-1972, Towell, Inc., Madison, since 1972.

Telethon chairman EasterSeals, Madison, since 1980. Treasurer Duck's Unlimited, Madison, 1975-1983. Board directors Madison Young Men’s Christian Association, 1978-1982.

Named Outstanding Easter Seal Vol Wisconsin, 1986.

Career

Vice president Arthur Towell, Inc., Madison, 1955—1970. President Towell & Timmons, 1970—1972, Towell, Inc., Madison, from 1972. Treasurer Duck's Unlimited, Madison, 1975—1983.

Captain United States Army, 1953-1955, captain Air National Guard, 1955-1970.

Membership

Telethon chairman Easter Seals, Madison, from 1980. Board directors Madison Young Men’s Christian Association, 1978—1982. Member of Advertising Federation American (president Madison Club, Robert Feemster award 1961, 1964, 1965).

Connections

Married Artha Jean Petrie, June 23, 1953. Children: Jean Ruth, William Arthur, Mary Lynn.

father:
Arthur Towell

mother:
Ruth (Eken) Towell

spouse:
Artha Jean Petrie

child:
William Arthur Towell

child:
Jean Ruth Towell

child:
Mary Lynn Towell