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Adman Monty McKinney dies

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Montgomery Nelson "Monty" McKinney, 85, one of the nation's oldest working admen, died July 8 of pneumonia in Santa Monica, Calif. Mr. McKinney began his agency career as a copywriter in Chicago, moving to Doyle Dane Bernbach, Los Angeles, two years later. He left at the mandatory retirement age of 65 in 1975. He later worked for Chiat/Day, Venice, Calif., but subsequently returned to DDB, retiring a second time in 1987. A contributor to Advertising Age in the mid-1980s, he worked at Kresser Stein Robaire as vice chairman until his death. Among his honors is the Western States Advertising Agency Association's Leader of the Year award.

Copyright July 1995 Crain Communications Inc.

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