Warren Cowan

Born Mar 13, 1921

Warren Cowan was a prominent American film industry publicist. He was born in New York City and attended Townsend Harris High School, a school for boys on the educational fast track. A fellow classmate was Variety columnist Army Archerd. The son of songwriter Rubey Cowan and Grace Cowan, Warren had one older brother, Stanley.… Read More

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1921 Birth Born in 1921.


1946 25 Years Old Cowan joined the firm established by his mentor, Henry C. Rogers (see Wikipedia article Henry and Roz Rogers), in 1946, following three years' service with the United States Army Air Forces during World War II.
1950 29 Years Old In 1950, he became a partner in the pioneering entertainment industry public relations firm, which then changed its name to Rogers & Cowan.


1964 43 Years Old He was named president in 1964. … Read More


1982 61 Years Old …  He succeeded First Lady Nancy Reagan in the position in 1982.
1990 69 Years Old In 1990, Cowan was honored by the Scott Newman Center at a benefit gala hosted by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward in celebration of the Center's 10th anniversary of promoting drug education programs. … Read More
2002 81 Years Old On March 21, 2002, Cowan was honored as Mentor of the Year by the Volunteers of America at a gala event at the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel, at the time owned and operated by his good friend -and client- Merv Griffin. … Read More
2008 87 Years Old Died in 2008.
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