Lasker, Albert

   American advertiser. He was a member of a Texan family prominent in Jewish affairs. He worked as a journalist and later as an advertising executive with the Chicago agency of Lord and Thomas. He pioneered the techniques of successful copywriting. He was chairman of the US Shipping Board (1921-3), and reorganized the merchant marine.

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  • Lasker, Albert — ▪ American businessman and philanthropist born , May 1, 1880, Freiburg, Ger. died May 30, 1952, New York, N.Y., U.S.       American advertising executive and philanthropist who is credited with being the founder of modern advertising because he… …   Universalium

  • Lasker, Albert Davis — (1880–1952)    US advertising pioneer. A member of a Texan family prominent in Jewish communal affairs, Lasker worked first as a journalist and subsequently as an advertising executive with the Chicago agency of Lord and Thomas, which he bought… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Albert Lasker — Albert Davis Lasker (* 1. Mai 1880 in Freiburg; † 30. Mai 1952 in New York) war ein US amerikanischer Unternehmer; er wird oftmals als Erfinder der modernen Werbung bezeichnet. Bei einem Besuch seiner Eltern Morris und Nettie Heidenheimer Davis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Albert Lasker — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lasker. Albert Davis Lasker (né à Fribourg, Allemagne, le 1er mai 1880 mort à New York le 30 mai 1952) est un homme d affaires américain, il est souvent considéré comme le fondateur de la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Albert Lasker — Albert Davis Lasker (May 1, 1880 May 30, 1952) was an American businessman who is often considered to be the founder of modern advertising.Born in Freiburg, Germany when his American parents were visiting their homeland, Albert Lasker was raised… …   Wikipedia

  • Lasker — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Albert Lasker (1880–1952), US amerikanischer Werbeproduzent Anita Lasker Wallfisch (* 1925), deutsche Cellistin Bertold Lasker (1860–1928), deutscher Schachmeister Eduard Lasker (1829–1884), deutscher… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • LASKER — LASKER, family of prominence in the 19th–20th centuries in the U.S. MORRIS LASKER (1840–1916), who was born in Prussia, immigrated to the U.S. in 1856. After settling in Texas in 1860, he participated in a number of Indian campaigns and fought in …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Albert Starr — (1926 ), is a noted cardiovascular surgeon and pioneer, inventor of the Starr heart valve, who resides and practices in the Portland, Oregon area. Starr is Medical Director of the Providence Heart and Vascular Institute. (source: Oregonian,… …   Wikipedia

  • Albert Szent-Györgyi — lors de son passage au National Institutes of Health entre 1948 et 1950 Naissance 16 septembre 1893 Budapest ( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Albert Lasker Award — ist die Kurzbezeichnung für den Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort b …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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