Douglas Haynes, President of The Council

DoughDoug Haynes, President of the Council, is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and has been in the advertising business for over thirty years. He came to Los Angeles in 1912 and is now one of the leading advertising men in this city. Mr. Haynes was elected president of the Council by his fellow members in the fall of 1927 when he served as secretary-treasurer. Before taking up this position, Mr. Haynes was on a full-time basis for three years as an assistant to Mr. W. A. Brady, vice-president and general manager of The Los Angeles Times Publishing Co., where he handled all matters about advertising and circulation problems, including negotiations with advertisers and publishers from all parts of the country who desire space for their publications within The Times’ pages.

Doug Haynes was born in a small town in the midwest and grew up on a farm. He has had a successful career as an advertising executive and is now president of the Los Angeles Council of Advertising Clubs. The Council’s purpose is to promote good business relations between advertising men in Los Angeles and throughout the country. Many of its members are engaged in the same type of business Haynes has been involved in for many years—advertising—and they are ready to help him in any way they can.

He is married to the former Mrs. Ruth Farr of San Francisco, who died in 1918. Doug Haynes has a daughter, Edith Haynes, and a son, Douglas Haynes Jr., both of Los Angeles. Immediately after the war, he became vice-president and general manager of The Los Angeles Times Publishing Co., where he handled all matters about advertising and circulation problems.

In addition to his duties in connection with The Times’ advertising department, Mr. Haynes also served part-time as managing editor for several months immediately following his election as president by The Council members last fall. He is an active member of the Associated Advertising Clubs of Los Angeles; has been a member since 1912; has served on its executive committee since 1926; is vice-president and treasurer; is a past president; has been chairman of its annual dinner committee since 1925; is a director in two other organizations—the American Association Executive Men’s Club and Valley Press Association—and is past chairman or vice-chairman in each case during the period covered by membership records.