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pageoffice2Arthur W. Page, the longtime vice president for public relations at AT&T, is often regarded as the founder of the modern practice of corporate public relations. He also was a noted educator, publisher, and adviser to several U.S. presidents. Page was the first person in a public relations position to serve as an officer and director of a major corporation and, in that capacity, was widely known for management according to the Page Principles, his guidelines for ethical and effective communication with the public and for responsible corporate behavior.


A formal portrait of Arthur Page from his days at Harvard University.


Page and his wife Mollie with two of their children, most likely at County Line,
their country estate that was located on the north shore of Long Island.


The Lawrenceville Class of 1901, a prep school located near Princeton, N.J. Page is seated
on the left, just behind and to the right of the young man leaning on the stone banister.


Page and his dorm mates from Woodhull Hall, Lawrenceville School in 1900. Page
is standing on the far right, his right arm raised and resting on the brick wall.