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ACKERMAN, FRANCIS EUGENE: 1888-

The son of Francis Andrew and Margaret Gaynor Brady Ackerman, Francis Eugene Ackerman was born in Huntington, Ind., on Jan. 1, 1888. He was a student at Marquette University, 1905-10, and married Juliana Randolph Buck on Nov. 15, 1916. From 1910 to 1916 he worked in various capacities for newspapers in the following cities: Menominee, Mich.; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Omaha, Nebr.; Washington, D.C.; and New York City . Ackerman was an editor for Export American Industries, 1918-20, and public relations director for the government of Poland 1920-22. He established his own public relations and advertising firm in 1924. He became interested in textiles, particularly wool, and held many positions in the textile industry. He was president of Wool Bureau, Inc., from 1949 to 1954; served as editor and co-publisher of several magazines; and wrote bulletins on wool and the textile trade.

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