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Walter Milton Swertfager

advertising executive.

Walter Milton Swertfager, American advertising executive.

Background

Swertfager, Walter Milton was born on June 28, 1900 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Charles Henry and Louise Catherine (D’Aprix) Swertfager.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Lawrence University, 1922.

Career

Assistant to advertising manager Vacuum Oil Corporation, 1922-1929. Account executive Lord & Thomas, 1929-1937. Director advertising, sales promotion, merchandising, public relations Seagram-Distillers Corporation, 1937-1940.

Account executive, assistant manager Ward Wheelock Advertising Agency, 1940-1941. Head Walter M. Swertfager Company, 1941-1947. Vice-president, director plans board Lennen & Mitchell, New York City, 1947-1952.

Senior vice president Lennen & Newell, 1952-1960. Senior vice president Geyer, Morey, Madden & Ballard, since 1960. President Greenacres Association.

Board of Governors, Executive Committee Westchester Heart Association.

Membership

Clubs: Town, Golf (Scarsdale).

Connections

Married Una Lee Tuthill, August 18, 1928. Children: Walter Whitman, David Tuthill (twins).

father:
Charles Henry Swertfager

mother:
Louise Catherine (D’Aprix) Swertfager

spouse:
Una Lee Tuthill

children:
Walter Whitman Swertfager

David Tuthill Swertfager (twins)