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Bernays, Edward (22 November 1891–09 March 1995), public relations counsel, was born in Vienna, Austria, the son of Eli Bernays, a merchant and grain exporter, and Anna Freud, sister of Sigmund Freud. When he was one year old, his family immigrated to the United States, and he enjoyed a comfortable upbringing in New York City. At his father’s request he attended Cornell University’s school of agriculture and received a B.S. in 1912, but he soon abandoned agriculture, first for editing and then to work as a Broadway pressagent. His initial success came in promoting ...

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Harlow, Bryce (11 August 1916–17 February 1987), public relations official and presidential adviser, was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the son of Victor Harlow, head of Harlow Publishing Company, and Gertrude Gindling. He held part-time jobs as a youth in Oklahoma City, beginning at age eleven as an airplane mechanic at a local airport. He attended public schools and received his B.A. and M.A. in political science from the University of Oklahoma in 1936 and 1942, respectively....

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Hill, John Wiley (26 November 1890–17 March 1977), public relations executive, was born near Shelbyville, Indiana, on the farm owned by his parents, Theophilus Wiley Hill and Katherine Jameson. After graduating from high school in 1909, he started working as a reporter for a local newspaper. Then for two years he studied journalism at Indiana University. Without graduating, he returned to newspaper work as a reporter in Akron, Ohio. In 1916, while working as a newspaper reporter in Cleveland, he married Hildegarde Beck. They had no children and would eventually divorce after more than thirty years of marriage....

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Lee, Ivy Ledbetter (16 July 1877–09 November 1934), publicist, was born in Cedartown, Georgia, the son of James Wideman Lee, a Methodist minister, and Emma Ledbetter. He studied at Emory College but finished his A.B. at Princeton in 1898. He attended Harvard Law School for one semester but lacked the finances to continue....

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Swope, Herbert Bayard (05 January 1882–20 June 1958), journalist and public relations consultant, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Isaac Swope, a watchcase manufacturer, and Ida Cohn. He graduated from Central High School in St. Louis in 1898 and briefly attended lectures at the University of Berlin the following year. His father’s death in 1899 made it necessary for Swope to work....

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Young, John Orr (25 June 1886–01 May 1976), advertising and public relations executive, was born in Leon, Iowa, the son of John Lewis, a farmer, and Elizabeth Woodbury. Young attended Lake Forrest College in Illinois from 1906 to 1908. In his memoir, Adventures in Advertising...