publication date: Friday, April 4, 2014 (part of Spring 2014)

category: Business

clue: His company's creation of the modern Santa Claus left an imprint on society lasting much longer than one month. Who's the king?

explanation: McCann founded an influential advertising firm, whose clients included Coca-Cola with their holiday advertisements that introduced the modern version of Santa Claus. He was the namesake of William Henry Harrison (as well as Benjamin Harrison). more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm and Samir Mehta

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