Birthplace: St. Johns, MI
Location of death: Lake Zurich, IL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL
Race or Ethnicity: White
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: American advertising pioneer
Advertising pioneer, founded the Leo Burnett Company in 1935 with $50,000 in borrowed money. Responsible for the Marlboro Man, the Jolly Green Giant, Charlie the Tuna, Keebler Elves, Morris the Cat, the Pillsbury Doughboy, Tony the Tiger, "Fly the Friendly Skies", "You're in Good Hands with Allstate", etc.
University: BA Journalism, University of Michigan (1914)
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