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Who is Albert Lasker?
Albert Lasker: Albert Davis Lasker was an American businessman who is often considered to be the founder of modern advertising. He was born in Freiburg, Germany when his American parents Morris and Nettie Davis Lasker were visiting their ancestral homeland. He was raised in Galveston, Texas, where his father was the president of several banks. In Chicago, he became a partner in the advertising firm of Lord & Thomas, later purchasing the firm. He had many successful ad campaigns and made new use of radio for them, changing popular culture and appealing to consumers' psychology. He was elected to the American National Business Hall of Fame.
- also known as Albert Davis Lasker, Albert D. Lasker
- born on (135 years ago) in Freiburg im Breisgau
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Businessperson
- parent of Edward Lasker
- died on (63 years ago) in New York
- buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
- written work: "The Albert D. Lasker collection"
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Albert Lasker Research Award. Retrieved from http:// www .laskerfoundation.org/awards/1986clinical.htm Gardnerella vaginalis Gardnerella vaginalis is the somewhat flowery sounding name of a bacterium that can ...
the Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award (1956), the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding from the Government ...
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In2003he received the Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research, and in 2007the European Inventor of the Year Award from theEuropean Union andthe European Patent Office. Jointwinner ofthe Dr Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical ...
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