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Price Burlingame ’38

Price Burlingame ’38, March 17, 1995, in Oakland, California. He attended Reed College and the Portland Art Museum, graduating under the combined degree program. He taught high school in Prineville and Bend for several years and then returned to Portland to become a radio announcer. He enrolled in advertising courses at Multnomah College, and after completing the coursework taught advertising at Lewis & Clark College and the University of Oregon. He left teaching in 1950 to enter professional advertising, first in San Francisco and then in Oakland, where he joined Kaiser Graphic Arts. He was a sales representative at that company for over 20 years. From 1975 until his retirement in 1980, he worked as a sales representative for Peter Wells Press, San Francisco. He was a member of the American Academy of Advertising, the Society of Art Directors and Artists of San Francisco, and the American Marketing Association. He was also a board member and vice president of the Northern California Chapter of the Business/Professional Advertising Association. He enjoyed travel, and had interests in acting, magic, juggling, photography, and golf. He taught in a variety of settings, including high school, professional development seminars, and special education.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 1995

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