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Sep 5 1961

Harry A. Brown

Vice President of Manufacturing, SunRay Mid Continent Oil
Sep 5 1961

Mr. H. O. Harder

Senior Vice President, Exploration, Sun Ray Mid Continent Oil Co.
Sep 5 1961

M. M. Foss

Senior Vice President Directing Production, Sun Ray Mid Continent Oil
Dec 10 1990

Mr. Thomas Vail

President & Chairman, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland
Jul 5 1990

Dr. Arthur W. May

President, Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council
Aug 1 1990

Mr. John C. Carroll

President & Chief Executive Officer, Molson Breweries
For Brewers Association of Canada
Jun 17 1990

Nelson Mandela

Deputy President & Spiritual Leader, African National Congress
May 30 1990

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev

President, USSR (Secretary General of the Soviet Communist Party and Chairman of the Supreme Soviet) Photographed at Government House, Ottawa
Feb 18 1990

Mr. Vaclav Havel

President of Czechoslovakia
Photographed when he visited Canada
Oct 25 1989

Mr. Derek Oland

President, Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
For Brewers Association of Canada
Oct 12 1989

Earl J. Levy QC

On his retirement as President from Criminal Lawyers Association
Apr 6 1988

Mr. Ian W. Murray

President & Chief Executive Officer, Nestlé Enterprises Ltd.
May 1 1988

George Bush

Vice President of the United States
Mar 15 1988

Mr. Derek Oland

President, Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
For Brewers Association of Canada
Sep 16 1987

Mr. John Dunne

Executive Vice President, Merchandising, Great Atlantic & Pacific Co. of Canada
Photographed for Canadian Foundation of Ileitis & Colitis “Man of the Year”
Apr 30 1987

Edward G. Jordan

President, The American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Feb 4 1987

Mr. Sidney M. Oland

President, John Labatt Ltd.
For Brewers Association of Canada
May 13 1986

Mr. Cyril Dwek

Vice President, Republic National Bank of New York
For Republic National Bank
Jun 28 1985

Mr. John V. Branch

President, Nexa Corporation. With group of three Nexa executives together including Mr. John Allen, Mr. David Burden, Mr. John Branch
Sep 12 1984

Laurel Cutler

Executive Vice President, Marketing and Planning, Leber Katz Partners
Dec 8 1983

Mr. Stephen Roman

With Mr. Clifford Frame, President, Denison Mines Limited
Jun 13 1983

Mr. Gustave Kirchenberger

Retired chef of Green Valley Restaurant but still Vice President and a Director of the company
Sep 6 1982

Mr. Harry Mannil

President, ACO Sociedad Anonima, Caracas, Venezuela
Aug 19 1982

Dr. Joab Thomas

President, University of Alabama (Former president of North Carolina State University)
For North Carolina State University
Mar 12 1982

Robert A. Bandeen

Chairman & President, Crown Life Insurance Co.
For Concordia University, for Montreal Business Report magazine
Jan 5 1982

Mr. David Fisher

Special Assistant to the President, Washington, D.C.
Photographed as stand-in
Dec 10 1981

Mr. James R. Taylor

President, Carling O’Keefe. Retiring Chairman of Brewers Association of Canada
For Brewers Association of Canada
Jul 20 1981

Mr. Leo Kolber

President CEMP Investments (Charles/Edgar/Minda/Philip Bronfman private investment company)
Nov 25 1980

Mr. Cox

Senior Vice President, Exxon Corporation
Sep 4 1980

Mr. William R. Roesch

President and Chief Operating Officer, United States Steel Corporation
For Compton Advertising Inc.
May 14 1980

Mr. John S. Thorp

President, Canadian Association of Equipment Distributors
May 14 1980

Mr. & Mrs. John S. Thorp

also Mrs. Thorp alone
Taken for Canadian Association of Equipment Distributors from which Mr. Thorp is retiring as president
May 4 1979

Mr. E. M. Dunal

President, Henninger Brwery
For Brewers Association of Canada
Mar 26 1979

Mr. Arne Obel

Executive Vice President, Diamond Shamrock Corporation
Nov 29 1978

Mr. Arthur Reynolds

Vice President & Deputy Representative, Banque de la Société Financière Européene
Nov 20 1978

Mr. Paul S. Mills

Executive Vice President, American Society of Chartered Life Underwriters
Oct 18 1978

Mr. David Claflin

President, Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Aug 24 1978

Mr. Roland Giroux

Ex president, Hydro Quebec now on Board of Directors
For Hydro Quebec
May 25 1977

Mr. Verne H. Winchell

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer, Denny’s Inc.
May 5 1977

Dr. Willis J. Winn

President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
For University of Philadelphia, The Wharton School
Feb 15 1977

Mr. Paul R. Tregurtha

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Moore McCormack Resources, Inc.
Jan 11 1977

Dr. Kash Mostoel

Past President of International Academy of Pathology
Oct 17 1975

Mr. Paul J. Johnson

Honorary President, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia
Aug 14 1975

Mr. J. F. Finlayson

Deputy Chairman & Vice President, The Royal Bank of Canada. Also photographed with Mr. J. F. Finlayson
Jun 23 1975

Mr. W. F. Light

President and Chief Operating Officer, Northern Electric Company, Ltd.
Jan 7 1975

Mr. Donald J. McDougall

President, Labatt Breweries of Canada, Limited
Photographed for The Brewers’ Association of Canada as Chairman of the Government Committee of the Brewers’ Assoc. of Canada
Sep 18 1974

Dr. Edward A. Gall

Retiring Vice President & Director of the Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
Dec 14 1973

Mr. Reese A. Overcash

President & Chief Operating Officer, American Credit Corporation (Subsidiary of the Wachovia Corporation) Photographed with Mr. Edwin P. Latimer of American Credit Corporation
For The 1973 Wachovia Corporation Annual Report
Dec 13 1973

Mr. Thomas F. Murray

Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, The Equitable Life Mortgage and Realty Investors
Dec 13 1973

Mr. Donald R. Waugh Jr.

Vice President, City Mortgage Department, Equitable Life Mortgage and Realty Investors
Dec 12 1973

Mr. Benjamin D. Holloway

Senior Vice President, City Mortgage Department, The Equitable Life Mortgage and Realty Investors
Dec 12 1973

Mr. Robert W. Hendrickson

Senior Vice President, Investments, The Equitable Life Mortgage and Realty Investors
Nov 12 1973

Mr. M. A. Sloan

Treasurer, Geo. Weston Ltd. Photographed together with Mr. P. F. Connell, Vice-President of Finance, Geo. Weston Ltd.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
Nov 12 1973

Mr. P. F. Connell

Vice President of Finance, Geo Weston Ltd.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
Nov 12 1973

Mr. P. Connell

Vice-President of Finance, Geo. Weston Ltd. with Mr. Sloan, Treasurer, Geo. Weston Ltd.
For Canada Trust Annual Report, 1973
Apr 3 1973

Mr. Frank Massi

President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hearst Corporation
Apr 24 1973

Mr. Peter B. Stewart

President, Molson Breweries of Canada Limited
For Brewers Association of Canada
Feb 7 1973

Mr. Stanley Goldblum

President & Chairman of the Board, Equity Funding Corporation of America
Feb 19 1973

Mr. Brooks McCormick

President and Chief Executive Officer International Harvester Company
Sep 13 1972

Mr. L. K. Lodge

Executive Vice President and Finance Administrator, IBM Limited
Jun 28 1972

Mr. Henry Kissinger

Special Advisor for National Security for the President of the United States
Jan 6 1972

Dr. D. W. Carr

Economist. President, D. Wm Carr & Associates
Feb 16 1971

Mr. Narafumi Yano

President, Canadian Motor Industries Holdings Ltd.
Through Ronalds Reynolds Co. Ltd.
Feb 10 1971

Mr. Clement Stone

President, Combined Insurance Co. of America
For Finance Magazine
Jan 13 1971

Mr. Robert Anderson

President & Chief Operating Officer, North American Rockwell Corporation
Sep 26 1970

Mr. Jack Spitzer

President, Sterling Savings and Loan Association
Jun 30 1970

Mr. Harry Heltzer

And Mr. Bert Cross. Chairman and President, 3M Company
Jun 30 1970

Mr. Bert Cross

And Mr. Harry Heltzer. Chairman and President, 3M Company
Jan 20 1970

Mr. John Gurash

President, The Insurance Company of North America
Sep 25 1969

Mr. William J. Kane

President, Great A&P Tea Company
Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
Sep 14 1969

Mr. John Gray

President, First National Bank of Beaumont
Jun 24 1969

Dr. John Robbins

Retiring President of the Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba
Jan 24 1969

Mr. Charles B. Shuman

President, American Farm Bureau Federation
Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
Jan 24 1969

Charles B. Shuman

President, American Farm Bureau Federation
Rockwell-Standard American Trucking Association Assignment
Feb 10 1969

Mr. P. Ablon

President, Ogden Corporation
For Finance Magazine
Dec 7 1968

Mr. Ben Oxnard

Senior Vice President, Great West Sugar Company
Nov 21 1968

Mr. N. E. Hardy

Executive Vice President, Labatt
For British American Oil
Sep 23 1968

Mr. Paul Henson

President, United Utilities, Inc.
For Finance Magazine
Sep 24 1968

Dr. Arthur Metcalf

Executive Vice President, Electronics Corporation of America
Aug 27 1968

Mr. Mills Lane

President, The Citizens and Southern National Bank
For Finance Magazine
Aug 9 1968

Mr. Ferguson

President, Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co.
Jul 22 1968

Mr. Joseph Flavin Jr.

Vice President, Finance, XEROX Corporation
Northwestern Mutual sitting
May 17 1968

Robert S. Oelman

President, National Cash Register Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting
May 8 1968

Sigmund Blum

Vice President & Director of Design, Smith, Hynchman and Grylls
Mar 26 1968

Dr. Richard Harvill

President, The University of Arizona
Northwestern Mutual sitting
Apr 11 1968

Mr. James Adams

Lazare Freres (Prior President, Standard Brands)
Sep 14 1967

Mr. Lawrence Appley

President, American Management Association
For Finance Magazine
Aug 10 1967

Rudolph Peterson

President of the Bank of America
For Finance Magazine
Jun 5 1967

Edward A. Ring

President & Chairman of the Board, Circle F Industries
Aug 25 1966

Mr. Charles E. Spahr

President, Standard Oil Company
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
May 11 1966

Mr. M. Sadler

President, American Airlines
For Finance Magazine
Feb 24 1966

Mr. Murray Kyger

President, First National Bank of Fort Worth
For Finance Magazine Cover
Jan 21 1966


President of Egypt
Nov 24 1965

General David Sarnoff

President, Chairman of the Board, Radio Corporation of America, RCA
For Finance Magazine Cover
Dec 12 1965

Mr. W. P. Harsh

Vice President & Director of Personnel, Hallmark Cards Inc.
Feb 18 1965

Mr. Pete Noyes

President, Oneida Silver Co.
For Manning Public Relations
Sep 15 1964

Mr. Nick Bez

President, West Coast Airlines
American Airlines Sitting
Sep 17 1964

Mr. Robert Peach

President, Mohawk Airlines
American Airlines Sitting
Sep 8 1964

Mr. L. E. Glasgow

President, Central Airlines
American Airlines Sitting
Sep 9 1964

Mr. Converse

President, Bonanza Airlines
American Airlines Sitting
Sep 3 1964

Mr. T. H. Davis

President, Piedmont Airlines
For American Airlines
Jun 24 1964

Dr. Gerhard Muller

President of the Supreme Court, Bundesverfassungsgericht
Mar 6 1964

Mr. William Hobbs

President, M.A. Hanna Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
Mar 17 1964

Mr. John H. Moore

President, John Labatt Ltd.
For Dominion Brewers Association
Feb 3 1964

Walter J. McNerney

President, International Blue Cross
Northwestern Mutual sitting
Feb 4 1964

Herbert L. Barnet

Chairman, The Pepsi Cola Company, & Donald M. Kendall, President
Feb 4 1964

Donald M. Kendall

President, The Pepsi Cola Company, & Herbert Barnet, Chairman
Jun 28 1962

Mr. Robert Smith

President, Indiana General Corporation. And family.
For Northwestern Mutual
Mar 13 1962

T. V. Learson

Vice President, International Business Machines
Feb 9 1962

Ralph A. Dungan

Special Assistant to the President, Washington, D.C.
Jan 24 1962

Pierre Salinger

Press Secretary to the President, The White House
Nov 14 1961

Mr. Thomas A. Wilson

President, National Carbide Dye Co.
Through Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
Mar 8 1961

Mr. Carl Bimson

President, Valley National Bank
Northwestern Mutual sitting
Nov 3 1960

Mr. James P. Gill

President, Vanadium Alloys Steel
Northwestern Mutual sitting
Oct 31 1960

Mr. Henry Rand

President, International Shoe Co. International Shoe Assignments
For Manning Public Relations
Sep 28 1960

Mr. W. J. Smith

National President, Railway Transport and General Workers Union
Sep 14 1960

Mr. Henry Rand

President, International Shoe Co.
For Manning Public Relations
Jan 26 1960

Carl Kroch

President, Kroch’s and Brentano's
Jan 19 1960

Mr. Scott Harrod

President, Ditto Inc.
For Fulton Morrissey Agency
Jan 19 1960

Mr. Ogden C. White

Vice President, Marketing, Ditto Inc.
Fulton Morrisey Agency
Jan 5 1960

Mr. Frank Kemp

President and General Manager, Great Western Sugar Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
Jun 11 1959

Mr. Charles A. Nugent

Vice President and Secretary Treasurer, Stokely Van Camp
Northwestern Mutual sitting
Jun 12 1959

Kenneth Spencer

President, Spencer Chemical Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
Apr 14 1959

Mr. Albert K. Mitchell

President and General Manager, King Ranch, Albert, New Mexico
Northwestern Mutual sitting
Apr 30 1959

Mr. Richard Deems

Vice President, Hearst Corporation
Through PIX Publishing
Mar 13 1959

Mr. Stranahan

President, Champion Spark Plug Co.
For Northwestern Mutual
Mar 9 1959

B. C. Gardner

President, The Bank of Montreal
Taken during Montreal series for Maclean’s
Nov 4 1958

Kenneth Parker

President, The Parker Pen Company
For Western Union Series through Benton and Bowles
Nov 5 1958

Mr. Lusk

President, Benton and Bowles
Oct 20 1958

Mr. Hiller

President, Hiller Aircraft Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting
Sep 10 1958

Mr. Willard Denton

President, Manhattan Savings Bank
Through Milburn McCarty Assocoiates
Sep 5 1958

Mr. William Kennedy Jr.

President, North Carolina Mutual Insurance Co.
Ebony Magazine series. For PIX Publishing
Oct 17 1957

Mr. Ewald

President, Avon Products Inc.
Mar 2 1957

Mr. S. C. Allyn

President, National Cash Register Company
For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
Jan 28 1957

Dr. E. Warner

President, International Civil Aviation Organization
Oct 6 1956

Dr. Maurice Tainter

Vice President, Sterling Drug Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting
Oct 10 1956

Dr. G. C. Monture

Vice President, Strategic Materials, Ottawa Electric Building
Aug 20 1956

Charles F. Kettering

Vice President and Research Consultant, General Motors Corp., Dayton, Ohio
Through PIX Publishing
Jun 14 1956

Mr. Spencer Love

President, Burlington Mills
Northwestern Mutual sitting
Apr 23 1956

Edwin H. Walker

President and General Manager, McKinnon Industries Ltd.
Apr 12 1956

Adlai Rust

President, State Farm Insurance Company
Jan 8 1956

Mrs. Brownie Wise

President, Tupper Home Parties
Through PIX Publishing
Oct 18 1955

Mr. Endicott Lovell

President, Calumet & Hecla
For JWT Chicago, Northwestern Mutual
Sep 29 1955

Mr. George Humphrey

United States Secretary of the Treasury for President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
For LIFE Magazine, through PIX Publishing
Sep 29 1955

General Wilton B. Persons

Liaison Officer. Deputy Assistant to the President
For LIFE Magazine, through PIX Publishing
Sep 19 1955

J. P. Price

President, National Home Corporation
For PIX Publishing
Aug 2 1955

Mr. R. D. Parker

Vice President and General Manager, International Nickel Co.
Apr 2 1955

Mr. Wm. C. Decker

President, Corning Glass Works
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
Dec 9 1954

Mr. Joe Hunter

President, Crucible Steel Corpn.
Through PIX Publishing
Nov 23 1954


President, Cities Service Oil Co.
Through PIX Publishing
Nov 24 1954

Mr. Morehead Paterson

President, American Machine and Foundry Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
Apr 14 1954

Louis H. Lamotte

Vice President in charge Sales, International Business Machines Inc.
May 4 1954

Mr. Paul Levinger

President, The Spiedel Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
Apr 7 1954

Ray E. Eppert

Executive Vice President, Burroughs Corporation
Mar 13 1954

Mr. William Balderston

President, The Philco Corporation
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
Jan 26 1954

Mr. Edward Valentine

President and Chairman of the Board, J. W. Robinson & Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
Nov 19 1953

Herbert Johnson Esq.

President, Johnson’s Wax Co.
For JWT Chicago, N.W. Mutual Series
Oct 22 1953

Glen J. Spahn

Vice President in charge of Canada, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
Feb 6 1953

Harold V. Smith

President, Home Insurance Co.
Through PIX Publishing
Jan 1 1953

Donald F. Hunter

Vice President and Managing Director, Maclean Hunter Publishing Co.
Nov 26 1952

K. C. Towe

President, American Cyamid Co.
For J. M. Mathes Advertising through PIX Publishing
Nov 24 1952


President, Maryland Casualty Corp
Through PIX Publishing
Nov 19 1952

Mr. W. M. Robbins

Vice President, General Foods Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
Oct 9 1952

Herbert E. Miller

President & Managing Director, Miller Lithographic Co. Ltd.
Sep 20 1952

J. E. Brownlee QC

President & General Manager, United Grain Growers Ltd.
Apr 10 1952

Kenneth Adams Esq.

President, Phillips Petroleum Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
Nov 29 1951

Award Fuller Esq.

Vice President & General Manager, The Fuller Brush Company
Oct 23 1951

George B. Oland Esq.

President & Managing Director, Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
For Dominion Brewers Association
Oct 10 1951

George Blaisdell

President, Zippo Lighter Co.
Lord Calvert Series
Oct 16 1951

A. B. Edge Esq. Jr.

President, Calloway Mills Co.
For J. Walter Thompson (Northwestern Mutual account)
Sep 12 1951

H. F. Sadler Esq.

Vice President, United States Gypsum Co.
Through Hedrich-Blessing
Sep 11 1951

C. H. Shaver Esq.

Vice President & Treasurer, United States Gypsum Company
Through Hedrich-Blessing
May 14 1951

D. C. Gaskin Esq.

Vice President & General Manager, Studebaker Corp. of Canada
May 26 1951

Lawrence W. Tice Esq.

President, International Correspondence Schools
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
Mar 6 1951

Warren W. Brown Esq.

Vice President i/c Traffic, Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville Railway Co.
Jan 30 1951

W. Robbins Esq.

Vice President, General Foods Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
Jan 30 1951

Udell Young Esq.

Vice President, General Foods Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
Jan 19 1951

Curtis H. Gager Esq.

Vice President & Director, General Foods Corp.
Through PIX Publishing. General Foods
Dec 11 1950

T. J. Emmert Esq.

Executive Vice President, Ford Motor Co. of Canada, Ltd.
Nov 1 1950

Herman B. Steinkraus

President and Chairman of the Board, Bridgeport Brass Co.
For Northwestern Mutual, J. Walter Thompson
Jul 8 1950

J. E. Hoeft Esq.

President, Glendale Federal Savings & Loan Association
Sep 1 1950

Harry W. Morrison Esq.

President, Morrison-Knudsen Company Inc.
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago (Northwestern Mutual account)
May 22 1950

Dr. Paul Merica

Executive Vice President, International Nickel Company of Canada
Through PIX Publishing
May 4 1950

Herbert G. Fales

Vice President, International Nickel Company
For PIX Publishing
Mar 29 1950

E. C. Sammons Esq.

President, United States National Bank
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
Mar 1 1950

Frank Weil

President, National Jewish Welfare Board
Feb 13 1950

J. C. Cushing Esq.

Executive Vice President, National Breweries
For Dominion Brewers Association
Feb 13 1950

J. B. Cross Esq.

President, Calgary Brewing & Malting Co.
For Dominion Brewers Association
Jan 6 1950

Hugh J. Ferry Esq.

President, Packard Motor Car Company
For Esquire Magazine
Oct 27 1949

H. W. Manning Esq.

Vice President & Managing Director, The Great-West Life Assurance Co.
Nov 23 1949

George W. Mason Esq.

President & Chairman, Nash-Kelvinator Corp.
For Esquire Magazine
Nov 23 1949

Charles E. Wilson

President, General Motors Corporation
For Esquire Magazine
Sep 13 1949

C. H. Greenewalt Esq.

President, Du Pont de Nemours & Co. Inc.
Through PIX Publishing re E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co. Inc.
Jul 22 1949

Harold Wilson

President of the Board of Trade, London, England
Apr 12 1949

Edmund Fitzgerald Esq.

President, Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co.
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
Apr 12 1949

Kenneth Parker Esq.

President, The Parker Pen Company
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
Mar 22 1949

Thomas J. Watson Esq.

President, International Business Machines. (And members of his family)
Dec 18 1948

Clark Clifford Esq.

Counsel to the President, The White House
For Newsweek Magazine
Dec 1 1948

Reese H. Taylor Esq.

President, Union Oil Company of California
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
Nov 1 1948

D. H. Ross Esq.

President & General Manager, Dominion Envelopes & Cartons Western
Oct 2 1948

Norman Urquhart Esq.

Director, The Robert Simpson Co. President, Toronto General Hospital
Sep 23 1948

Cloud Wampler Esq.

President, Carrier Corporation
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
Sep 15 1948

Carl Sharp Esq.

President, Acme Steel Company
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
Sep 22 1948

William Faricy Esq.

President, Association of American Railroads
For J. Walter Thompson Chicago
Jul 14 1948

W. S. Freeman Esq.

President & General Manager, H. Barnard Stamp & Stencil Co. Ltd.
May 3 1948

Dr. Charles Armstrong

President, Kiwanis International (Dr. Armstrong is Medical Officer of Health in Salisbury, NC)
Apr 29 1948

D. H. Ross Esq.

President & General Manager, Dominion Envelopes & Cartons
Apr 19 1948

A. M. Wilson Esq.

Vice President & General Manager, Salada Tea Co. of Canada Ltd.
Mar 25 1948

H. V. Erhen Esq.

Vice President in charge of Appliance Dept., General Electric Company
Jan 21 1948

Cyril H. Lander Esq.

President & General Manager, National Drug & Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd.
Oct 21 1947

L. R. Boulware Esq.

Vice President in charge of Employee Relations, General Electric Co.
Oct 23 1947

Ray H. Luebbe Esq.

Vice President & General Counsel, General Electric Company
Oct 24 1947

R. J. Cordiner Esq.

Vice President & Assistant to the President, General Electric Company
Oct 24 1947

Hardage L. Andrews Esq.

Vice President & General Manager of Appliance & Merchandise Dept. General Electric Company
Oct 20 1947

George R. Prout Esq.

Vice President & General Manager of Air Conditioning Department, General Electric Company
Oct 21 1947

Edwin E. Potter Esq.

President in charge of Customers’ Relations, General Electric Company
Sep 24 1947

Harry A. Winne Esq.

Vice President in Charge of Engineering Policy, General Electric Company
Sep 25 1947

Robert S. Peare Esq.

Vice President in Charge of Advertising, Broadcasting and Publicity, General Electric Company
Sep 25 1947

Chester H. Lang Esq.

Vice President & Manager of Sales, Apparatus Dept., General Electric Company
Sep 22 1947

David C. Prince Esq.

Vice President in Charge of General Engineering & Consulting Laboratory, General Electric Company
Sep 23 1947

Dr. C. G. Suits

Vice President & Director of Research, General Electric Company
Sep 23 1947

Elmer Spicer Esq.

Vice President in Charge of Manufacturing, General Electric Company
Sep 22 1947

Dr. W. R. G. Baker

Vice President & General Manager, Electronics Dept. General Electric Company
Jul 30 1947

Mr. A. P. Reid

Vice President, Household Finance Corporation of Canada
Jun 9 1947

Sir Frederick Bain

President, Federation of British Industries, Deputy Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries
May 15 1947

Mr. Frank Millington

Executive Vice President, Shoe Manufacturers’ Association of Canada. Perth Shoe Company
Apr 9 1947

Mr. L. W. Hanson

Retired Vice President & General Manager, United Shoe Machinery Co. of Canada
Apr 11 1947

Mr. John J. McHale

President & General Manager, Scott & McHale Ltd. Perth Shoe Company
Mar 12 1947

Mr. Thomas Hum

Vice President, Allied Trading Company Ltd.
Feb 11 1947

W. W. Halpenny Esq.

President & General Manager, Williams Tool Corp. of Canada Ltd.
Jan 22 1947

Dr. Florence Dunlop

School Psychologist & Supervisor of Special Classes, Ottawa Public Schools. Also, President, International Council of Exceptional Children
Jan 29 1946

Mr. Donald W. Douglas

President, Douglas Aircraft Co. Inc.
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
Jan 11 1946

Mr. Martin W. Clement

President of the Pennsylvania Railroad
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
Nov 29 1945

Mr. Eugene Holman

President, Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey
For LIFE Magazine
Nov 20 1945

Mr. Eugene Grace

President, Bethlehem Steel
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
Nov 15 1945

Mr. Walter Gifford

President, American Telephone & Telegraph, AT&T
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
Jun 6 1945

Mr. A. W. Trueman

President, University of Manitoba
For Saturday Night Magazine
Apr 1 1945

David K. Niles

Administrative Assistant to the President
For LIFE Magazine
Mar 28 1945

Mr. Justin M. Cork

Vice President & General Manager, Loblaw Groceterias Ltd.
Jan 18 1945

Mr. C. H. Dickins

Vice President & General Manager, Canadian-Pacific Air Lines
Jan 1 1945

Mr. Paul Gray Hoffman

President, Studebaker Corporation
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
Nov 25 1944

Dr. Sidney E. Smith

Principal, University College, Toronto. President-Elect, University of Toronto
Oct 28 1944

Dr. W. E. Gallie

Professor of Surgery, Toronto University. President, Royal College of Surgeons. Past Pres, American College of Surgeons
Jul 19 1944

Mr. K. Markon

President, Wool Combing Corp. of Canada
Jun 3 1943

Dr. Eduard Benes

President of Czecho-Slovakia. Alone and with Prime Minister King
Nov 11 1942

Mr. H. W. Manning

Vice President & Managing Director, The Great-West Life Assurance Co.
Sep 16 1942

Robert F. Chisholm

Vice President & General Sales Manager, Gordon Mackay & Co. Ltd.


  • President James Carter

  • President James Carter

  • Josip Broz Tito

  • Lyndon B. Johnson

  • Cordell Hull

  • Nelson Rockefeller

  • John L. Lewis

  • Henry Ford

  • Harold Wilson

  • General Andrew McNaughton

  • Clare Boothe Luce

  • John and Jacqueline Kennedy

  • Edward Kennedy, John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy

  • Robert Frost

  • Nikita Khrushchev

  • Marian Anderson

  • John F. Kennedy

  • Harry Truman

  • Harold Ickes

  • Franklin Roosevelt, Mackenzie King, Lord Tweedsmuir

  • General Dwight Eisenhower

  • Douglas MacArthur

  • David Sarnoff

  • General Charles de Gaulle

  • Barry Goldwater

  • André Malraux


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President James Carter

93 year old President James Carter was unable to attend the funeral of First Lady Barbara Bush last week, because he and his wife, Rosalynn, were traveling. […]

Richard Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon was born on this day, January 9, in 1913. […]

Bill Clinton

On this day, January 7, in 1999, the Senate trial for President Bill Clinton’s impeachment began. […]

Aaron Copland

American composer and conductor Aaron Copland died on this day, December 2, in 1990. […]

Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on November 20, 1925. […]

Mikhail Gorbachev

In an interview with the BBC earlier this month, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned that current tension between Russia and the West is putting the world in “colossal danger” due to the threat from nuclear weapons.  […]

Walter Cronkite

Broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite was born on this day, November 4, in 1916. […]

Baruj Benacerraf

Baruj Benacerraf was born on this day in 1920. He was a Venezuelan-American immunologist. […]

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James Earl Carter Jr. was born on this day, October 1, in 1924. […]

Reflection: 180 Years in Photography

“Reflection: 180 Years in Photography” opened in August at The Ellen Noel Art Museum in Odessa, Texas, and includes two original photographs by Yousuf Karsh. […]

John L. Lewis

In honor of the upcoming Labor Day holiday, we present John L. Lewis, an American leader of organized labor who served as president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1920 to 1960. […]

Bill Clinton

The 42nd president of the United States, Bill Clinton, was born on this day, August 19, in 1946. […]

Vannevar Bush

Thanks to the Internet and to social media, the Estate receives regular inquiries from a variety of people and organizations. This week we were asked if we could confirm whether a color portrait of Vannevar Bush was indeed made by Mr. Karsh. […]

Voting Rights Act

On August 6, in 1965, US President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, guaranteeing African Americans the right to vote. […]

Watergate Scandal

On July 24, 1974, in United States v. Nixon, the Court ruled unanimously that claims of executive privilege over the “Watergate” tapes were void. […]

Barry Goldwater

In July of 1964, Senator Barry Goldwater won the Republican Party’s presidential nomination.  […]

Boris Yeltsin

Boris Yeltsin became the first President of the Russian Federation on this day, July 10, in 1991.  […]

H. Ross Perot, 1930-2019

American business magnate, billionaire, philanthropist, and former politician H. Ross Perot has died aged 89. […]

Civil Rights Act

On this day in 1964, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. […]

Milton Glaser

American graphic designer Milton Glaser was born on this day, June 26, in 1929. He is most well known for the logo “I Love New York” […]

Thurgood Marshall

President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Thurgood Marshall to the Supreme Court on this day, in 1967. […]

Earl Warren: Brown v. Board of Education

“…the extent to which we maintain the spirit of our constitution with its Bill of Rights, will in the long run do more to make it both secure and the object of adulation than the number of hydrogen bombs we stockpile.” […]

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman was born on this day, May 9, in 1884. He was the 33rd president of the United States. […]

J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover died on this day, May 2, in 1972. He was the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States.  […]

New York World’s Fair

David Sarnoff, then president of RCA, chose to introduce television to the mass public at the RCA pavilion. […]

The Marshall Plan

On this day, April 3, in 1948, President Harry Truman signed the Marshall Plan, named after General George C. Marshall. […]

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt was an American diplomat and activist, and vocal supporter of the civil rights movement. […]

Nelson Mandela

On this day, February 11, in 1990, Nelson Mandela was released after 27 years in prison. […]

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson was born one hundred years ago today. Robinson is legendary in the United States for being the first African American to play in Major League Baseball. […]

League of Nations, United Nations

On January 10, 1920, the League of Nations was formally established when the Covenant of the League of Nations, ratified by 42 nations in 1919, took effect. […]

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon was born on this day, January 9, 1913. This double portrait was made and published in January 1969 as Nixon took office as the 37th president of the United States. […]

Bush, Baker and Karsh

On January 6, 1982, Yousuf Karsh photographed George H. W. Bush, Vice President of the United States. Also present, and to be photographed, was Bush’s dear friend and colleague, James Baker, the White House Chief of Staff. […]

Robert McNamara

On this day, November 29, in 1967, Robert S. McNamara announced that he would resign as Secretary of Defense and become president of the World Bank. […]

Hillary Clinton

Karsh had closed his studio in Ottawa in 1992, aged 84, but he traveled to the White House to photograph the new president, Bill Clinton, and Hillary, in 1993. […]

Supreme Court Justices

This week the United States will seat a new supreme court justice. Yousuf Karsh photographed several North American justices, from the 1930s to the 1970s. […]

The Crown

Netflix series “The Crown” is proving to be one of the most successful and most “binge-watched” series of all time. […]

Robert F. Kennedy

On this day, June 6, in 1968, 42 year-old presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was shot dead in Los Angeles. He had just won the California presidential primaries in the 1968 election. […]

Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms

“Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms” opened at the New-York Historical Society this week and is the first internationally touring exhibition devoted to Rockwell’s iconic depictions of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms. This 1956 portrait by Karsh hangs at the very start of the exhibition. […]

Jonas Salk

On this day, April 26, in 1954, Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine began field trials. […]

Marian Anderson sings at Lincoln Memorial

On Easter Sunday, April 9, 1939, Marian Anderson performed a free open-air concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. She sang before a crowd of more than 75,000 people and a radio audience in the millions. […]

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King was assassinated on this day, April 4, in 1968.  President Lyndon B. Johnson declared April 7 a national day of mourning for the civil rights leader.  […]

“American Portraits” Traveling Exhibition

The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. launched their “Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits” exhibition in 2014 in celebration of a major gift to its collection of around 100 Karsh photographs. The exhibition is now traveling the United States. […]

Clare Boothe Luce

The Eisenhower Memorial Commission is celebrating Women’s History Month with women who were pioneers in American diplomacy during the Eisenhower administration. […]

Dr. Helen Brooke Taussig

On International Women’s Day we are honoring Dr. Helen Brooke Taussig, ground-breaking American cardiologist.  […]

Yousuf Karsh and Ronald Reagan

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum has digitized a series of contact sheets showing Karsh’s visit to the White House to photograph the President in January, 1982. […]

Billy Graham, 1918-2018

Billy Graham was a spiritual adviser to American presidents and provided spiritual counsel for every president from Harry Truman to Barack Obama.  […]

Frank M. Folsom

We received an email about this photograph from a man hoping we could help identify the subject. After some pondering of the handwriting, we searched on this website. […]

Lyndon Baines Johnson

On this day, January 22, in 1973, former US President Lyndon Baines Johnson died of a heart attack at the age of 64. […]

Katharine Graham: The Post

Katharine Graham was an American publisher who led The Washington Post for more than two decades, overseeing the Watergate coverage that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.  […]

Richard Nixon’s Refusal

On this day, January 4, in 1974, President Richard Nixon refused to hand over tape recordings and documents that had been subpoenaed by the Senate Watergate Committee. […]

The Robert Simpson Company

During wartime, Canadian retailers did their best to support the war effort at home by selling war bonds and supporting enlisted staff. […]

Charles de Gaulle

On this day, December 21, in 1958, Charles de Gaulle was elected as the first president of the Fifth Republic of France. […]

Ford Motor Company

Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company, installed the first moving assembly line for mass production on this day, December 1, in 1913. This enabled Ford to produce a more affordable automobile. […]

The Warren Commission

On this day, November 29, in 1963, one week after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot, President Lyndon B. Johnson established the Warren Commission. Leading the investigation into the assassination was Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren. […]

John F. Kennedy

On this day, November 8, in 1960, John F. Kennedy became the youngest man ever to be elected president of the United States. […]

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

On this day, November 5, in 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was re-elected President of the United States for an unprecedented third term. […]

André Malraux

French novelist and art theorist André Malraux was born on this day, November 3, in 1901. […]

Vannevar Bush

Vannevar Bush was photographed by Karsh in 1950, the year legislation to create the National Science Foundation passed through Congress and was signed into law by President Truman. […]

Lyndon B. Johnson

After Lyndon B. Johnson was elected president in 1964, the stage was set for the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965. […]

Dag Hammarskjold

Dag Hammarskjold was the youngest person to ever have held the United Nations Secretary-General post, and is one of only four people to be awarded a posthumous Nobel Prize. […]

Jerry Lewis, 1926-2017

Jerry Lewis has died at home in Las Vegas at the age of 91. Yousuf Karsh photographed Lewis in 1974 for Lewis’s Muscular Dystrophy annual Labor Day telethon. […]

Richard Nixon Resigns

On this day, August 9, in 1974, Richard Nixon resigned in the face of impending impeachment. […]

Château Laurier – A Splendid Century

Yousuf Karsh lived and worked at the Château Laurier for 19 years and his photographs hang in their Reading Lounge and the Karsh Suite. A new book by author Kevin J. Holland about the hotel’s past titled “Château Laurier – A Splendid Century” is out now. […]

Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford was born on this day, July 14, in 1913. Ford is one of the twelve US presidents – from Hoover to Clinton – who were photographed by Karsh. […]

Emil Schram and Sons

An inquiry came in from someone who had been searching for years for a copy of this photograph of Emil Schram with his three sons. […]

LIFE Magazine: John F. Kennedy Cover, 1961

This LIFE magazine cover from August, 1961, featured a Karsh portrait of the 35th President of the United States. Karsh made this photograph of John F. Kennedy in 1960, when Kennedy was still a senator. […]

John F. Kennedy’s 100th Birthday

John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917. The 35th President of the United States, 1961-1963, was the youngest man elected to the office. The JFK Library is commemorating his centennial during the month of May. […]


President’s Cabinet Award

University of Detroit, 1979



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