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Kurz, Walter C.

 Person

Walter C. Kurz's career with the Chicago Tribune and the Tribune Company may be summarized briefly as follows:
  • 1933: Joined the newspaper's classified advertising staff
  • 1937: Transferred to the research and presentation division of the advertising department
  • 1938: Joined the automobile advertising sales staff
  • 1940: Joined the general advertising sales department
  • 1946: Took charge of the sales development division
  • 1948: Named manager of the general display department
  • 1955: Named advertising manager, in charge of all divisions of the advertising department
  • 1960: Named vice-president of the Tribune Company and director of sales
  • 1967: Elected executive vice-president of the Tribune Company
  • 1968: Named general manager of the Chicago Tribune
  • 1970: On May 21, named president of the Tribune Company
  • Mr. Kurz died on September 23, 1971. He was succeeded as president of the Tribune Company by Frederick A. Nichols (April 6, 1972)
Walter Kurz died in 1971

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Tribune Company. Walter C. Kurz speeches

 Collection
Identifier: X-20
Overview Speeches delivered by Walter C. Kurz, general manager of the Chicago Tribune