- NAME: A.C. Nielsen Jr.
- OCCUPATION: Business Leader
- BIRTH DATE: April 08, 1919
- DEATH DATE: October 03, 2011
- Did You Know?: Businessperson and TV-ratings pioneer A.C. Nielsen Jr. appeared on television himself, guest starring on the show What's My Line? in 1964.
- EDUCATION: University of Wisconsin
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Winnetka, Illinois
- PLACE OF DEATH: Winnetka, Illinois
- Full Name: Arthur Charles Nielsen Jr.
- Nickname: Art
- AKA: Arthur C. Nielsen
- AKA: Arthur Nielsen
- AKA: A.C. Nielsen Jr.
- AKA: Arthur Charles Nielsen
- AKA: A.C. Nielsen
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A.C. Nielsen Jr. was president of the company named after his father, the A.C. Nielsen Company, which specialized in sought-after market research, particularly in the realm of television.
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Nielsen himself served on the board of directors for many other firms, including Motorola and Walgreens, and was a life trustee for several organizations, including the University of Chicago and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. At one point he also worked in an official capacity with the U.S. Information Agency and handled advisory duties with the U.S. Census Bureau.
A.C. Nielsen Jr., who had been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, died at the age of 92 on October 3, 2011, in Winnetka.
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