Advertising executive; foundation executive. Born– April 16, 1916, in Birmingham, Ala. Parents– Edward Hamilton and Clarine (Buell) West. Married– Maria Selden McDonald, November 29, 1946. Children– Five. Education– Birmingham Southern College, A.B., 1936. Major, Adjutant General Corps, U. S. Army, 1941-46. Advertising writer, 1936-1950; advertising executive, Batten, Barton, Durstine and Osborne, New York City, 1950-1966. Director, New York Community Trust, 1967-. Member– Board of directors, New York University Medical Center; Traveler’s Aid International Social Service; United Community Funds. Died April 19,1990.
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Stay with Me Lord; a Man’s Prayer. New York; Seabury, 1974.