Founder of Modern Public Relations
— 1877~1934 —Ivy Ledbetter Lee, public relations expert, author, lecturer, and philanthropist, was born July 16, 1877, near Cedartown. He attended Emory College for two years and then went to Princeton, where he earned his A.B. in 1898, paying his way by working on university and New York newspapers. In January, 1899, he arrived in New York "with a raincoat, a diploma, and five dollars," and found work as a reporter.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 7:19am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 661021 N 3765025|
|Decimal Degrees||34.01351667, -85.25618333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 0.811', W 85° 15.371'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 0' 48.66" N, 85° 15' 22.26" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||770, 706, 678|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 105 Prior St, Cedartown GA 30125, US|
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