Kenneth Mills, 83, president of Broadcast Promotion Association

Was active in Democratic party in New York City

Kenneth Mills, president of the Broadcast Promotion Association in 1975-76, now PROMAX&BDA, died August 4 in New York. He was 83.

A memorial will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 at The Princeton Club in New York.

Mills was a frequent Democrate presidential convention delegate and was active in the Democratic party in New York city, as well as exec producer of New York cable show, “CB 8 Speaks.”

 In 1994, he coordinated the Press Room for the PROMAX & BDA International Conference in Washington, DC putting together rock and roll maverick Todd Rundgren and House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

He served as VP of Communications for the Katz Media Group from the 1960s through the 1980s, and was VP of press relations at Chase Manhattan Bank, retiring in 1994.

He graduated from Princeton University.

Contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research or The National Parkison Foundation.

He is survived by two daughters, a son and grandchildren.

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