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Walter Henry Smith

advertising executive.

Walter Henry Smith, American advertising executive.

Background

Smith, Walter Henry was born on July 13, 1915 in Pelham, New York, United States. Son of Richard Harrison and Mary Virginia (Kelcher) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Princeton, 1936.

Career

With Columbia Broadcasting System, 1936-1940, Young & Rubicam, Inc., 1940-1941, FR Corporation, 1947-1948, Curtis Public Company, 1948-1950, Kastor, Farrell, Chesley & Clifford, Inc., advertising, 1950-1954. With Young & Rubicam, Inc., 1954-1965, senior vice president, 1962-1965, member management committee, 1964-1965. Managing director Young & Rubicam, Ltd., London, England., 1965-1976.

Membership

Clubs: University Cottage (Princeton, New Jersey).

Connections

Married Constance Rulison Righter, April.; married second, Alexandra Carola Popelak Von Cranichsfeld, October 26, 1946.

father:
Richard Harrison Smith

mother:
Mary Virginia (Kelcher) Smith

spouses:
Constance Rulison Righter

Alexandra Carola Popelak Von Cranichsfeld