BAWDEN: Marian Jane, 2nd child AR and Mabelle BUFORD BAWDEN, radio announcer, art buyer for J. Walter Thompson Ad Agcy, marries, has 2 dtrs in Chicago
Marian Jane was born 12 Jan 1920 in Davenport, Scott, Iowa. She attended Davenport schools, graduated from Rockford College in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois where she majored in English and business. She was a member of Alpha Theta National Honor Music Sorority.
During WWI she was a radio announcer for WOC in Davenport, one of the first women to hold that sort of position in Iowa. For several years, Marian worked for BAWDEN Bros. Inc, the family business, selling advertising. She moved to Chicago, Cook, Illinois to work for J. Walter THOMPSON Advertising Agency as an art buyer.
On 31 May 1946, Marian married Robert Eugene CRIHFIELD, Jr. in Chicago's 4th Presbyterian Church on Michigan Avenue.
Robert CRIHFIELD, Jr. was born 1 May 1920 in Normal, McLean, Illinois to Robert Eugene and Edna STEWART CRIHFIELD of Atlanta, Logan, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois in Normal and Beloit College where he majored in political science. WWII interrupted and he enlisted 21 July 1942 in the Army at Ft. Sheridan, Illinois. He was a Sergeant in the 707th Army-Air Force Band until he was discharged in 1946.
He was an advertising executive working for Leo BURNETT Advertising Agency in Chicago and later was in charge of advertising for Liebel-Florsheim Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. They are buried in Atlanta, Illinois with his family. They had 2 dtrs: Ann ELDRIDGE born 23 Sept 1952 and Lynn NOBLE born 14 Apr 1955 both in Chicago.