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Agency
ID40
NameLORD AND THOMAS ADVERTISING AGENCY
Start date1939
End date1949
NationalityAMERICAN
buisnessSectorX
Founding1881
Original countryUNITED STATES
Main locationChicago
Other locationNew York, Los Angeles
Service TypeAdvertising
Description

Founded in Chicago by Daniel Lord and Ambrose Thomas, 1881; Albert Lasker joined the agency, 1898; Mr. Lasker became sole owner of Lord & Thomas, 1912; L&T merged with Thomas Logan Inc. and briefly added Logan to its name, 1926; resumed operations as L&T, 1928; Mr. Lasker relinquished presidency, 1938; Mr. Lasker gave the agency to the heads of its three main offices, 1942; opened as Foote, Cone & Belding, 1943.

Source: AdAge Encyclopedia, Lord & Thomas 

Tied to U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Manton, convicted in 1939 for corruption, who was also tied to the American Tobacco Company - client of Lord and Thomas. Source: China Weekly Review, April 1 1939: 120. 

Service NameAdvertising agency
Cultural groupForeign, Western
Keyword(s)advertising; United States; Chicago; court; conviction; corruption; judge;
PartnerTHOMAS LOCAN, INC.; FOOTE, CONE & BELDING; QUAKER OATS COMPANY; AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY;
PeopleLORD, Daniel; THOMAS, Ambrose; LASTER, Albert; FRANCISCO, Don; MANTON, Martin Thomas;
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