Leo Burnett (Leo Burnett)

Leo Burnett

Advertising Executive. He founded the highly successful Leo Burnett Advertising Company, which over time served giant corporate clients such as Proctor and Gamble, Philip Morris Company, Pillsbury, United Airlines, and General Motors, and created iconic advertising characters such as the “Marlboro Man”, and “Tony the Tiger”.  Family links:  Parents:  Noble I Burnett (1864 – 1928)  Rosa B Clark Burnett (1868 – 1941)


  • October, 21, 1891
  • USA


  • June, 06, 1971
  • USA


  • Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum
  • Illinois
  • USA

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